I mean, check out this interview with a real life pirate... sounds like a nice guy. Just wants a little money.
They even eat with their hostages!
Q. [There are 20 crew members, most of them Ukrainian, being held hostage.] How are you interacting with the hostages? Eating with them? Playing cards?
A. We interact with each other in an honorable manner. We are all human beings. We talk to one another, and because we are in the same place, we eat together.