The Girl from the Sea – Chapter 21

The Girl from the Sea – Chapter Twenty-One 

There was a shocked pause around the room.  “You can’t be serious Luke?  Frances do not even think about agreeing to whatever hair-brained idea he’s having.  You’re not going to do it.  We’re going home.”

“What are you intending, son?”  The Captain said softly.

“I’m suggesting that we put out the story that somebody witnessed the murder – it’s not that far from the truth by the sounds of it, if our friend here can be believed.”

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The Girl from the Sea – Chapter 20

The Girl from the Sea – Chapter Twenty 

Jonas began his tale.  “I’ve been around a lot since I left.  Various crews.  Various ships.  Various ports.  Never been an easy life – you know Captain.  You boys too by the look of you.  You look like you live on the sea.”  Anthony and Lucas nodded.  Frankie elbowed Lucas in the ribs for agreeing with him.  “I picked up some new crew in Plymouth.  Bought and sold various goods.  Got in a few scrapes.  Met a fellow who didn’t like me talking to his girl and he gave me my new face.  The face gave me a new reputation for being a bad seed.  People steered clear.  People just gave me whatever I wanted – no more bartering or struggling.  They took one look at my face and knew I meant business.  Never once have I had to resort to using violence to get what I needed.”

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Final Challenge for the Week

Final Challenge for the Week

And finally…your challenge today is to write about this hand.  Who’s is it? Why is it only a shadow? I hope you had a fun writing week!

Conversation in the Dark - Hand

Hand

A Weekend Challenge

A Weekend Challenge

Two for the price of one – can you link them together in a story? Is it the same person?  What happened?  

Adult in plastic coat

Adult in plastic coat

Man in water with flowers

Man in water with flowers

A Challenge for Friday

A Challenge for Friday 

How is your week of challenges going?  Only 2 more days to go!  

Standing in the rain

Standing in the rain