Kuto had always been a bit of a troublemaker. Growing up on the small island of Sint Eustatius, he was constantly getting into fights and causing mischief. His punk crest haircut and grey hair made him stand out from the rest of the kids his age, and he reveled in being different.
But when Kuto’s mother died suddenly, everything changed. His father became distant and withdrawn, drinking heavily to cope with his grief. Kuto was left to fend for himself, and quickly fell into a life of crime. He started selling drugs on the streets to make money, and soon developed a reputation as one of the most ruthless dealers around.
Things came to a head one night when Kuto got into an argument with another dealer over turf. The other dealer pulled out a knife, intending to kill Kuto, but Kuto fought back and ended up stabbing him to death in self-defense. Fearing that he would be arrested for murder, Kuto fled Sint Eustatius and headed for Saba Bonaire – two islands known for their lawlessness . there are no rules or laws here.” And so began kutos new life as A Pirate King