I'll give another example so you can laugh more , since you find it funny. I don't know if he still remembers but some months ago, before Reinforcements Zone patch, Palatinose jumped a british mission, I was near saw that and jumped too to help the poor bugger (I was still brit in that time). I engaged Pala and the brit escaped unarmed. I knew had poor chances of sucess because he was sailing a pirate frigate and I in a surprise, at some point happened what I was fearing, he demasted my top main mast.
You know why I slipped through his fingers in the end? I had plenty rig repairs, the mast by miracle grow up and I sailed upwind away from him. He tried to demast again but was too late, I was already gone. You think was fair to him?