Fugitive is a common mission that can be found in the Tavern
's Side Room
You are asked to transport a fugitive to another city. The ship carrying the fugitive will be attacked by a pirate ship, which you can sink or capture.
The amount of gold the Fugitive is willing to pay will indicate the type of the pirate ship, higher price means a larger ship. The pirate ship will stay on the map if you flee from combat.
This mission is similar to the Escort mission.