Ben Jackson was the first mate aboard Red Rodney Radcliffe's the Black Hand. He participated in his captain's vigorous and rapacious piracy during the golden age of the Avalon corsairs.
Jackson was injured at the initial engagement against Radcliff's Armadawhenacannonball sent a woodsplinter into his left calf. When Radcliffe ordered a retreat to Avalon, Jackson began making preparations to defend the town. However, Royal Marines entered the city, and Jackson was killed in battle.