Five Sentence Fiction – Pirates! – “The Dragon’s Lady”
As an experienced thief it was an easy task for her, slip aboard the anchored Dragon’s Moon, the sailors all drunken and whoring though the taverns and brothels and steal the map; everything else she could carry would be hers with no questions asked. Swiftly Tessa Ann pulled her wet frame up to the edge, retrieved the dagger from her clinched teeth and cut through the grumbling guard’s voice, her free hand pulling him over the edge taking her place in the ice blue depth below with a smile brighter than the full moon above. Immediately she sprinted across the ship, down the stairs to the minor obstacle of a locked door as she pulled a lock pick from her soaked hair. Immediately she thrust through, taken by surprise to see the pirate captain there waiting, arms crossed against his chest and three men closer to her with swords so sharp she could feel her skin peel with only a glance.
“Welcome, Miss Willow it is good to finally make your acquaintance,” the Captain said with a rotted smile, “I have heard much of your skills and I have a proposition for you.”
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