Avast ye Scalliwags! Splice the mainbrace!
Avast, ye scalliwags, today be t' greatest holiday after Halloween, Talk Like a Pirate Day!
Today will be all pirate, all t' time here at ASV (not really, but maybe). T' festivities will include lists, a limerick contest, stories, links and lots o' pirate fun. First, I offer you this story I wrote for 100 words when t' theme was piracy. It be a nod t' me favorite pirate story o' all, one played, not read.
Scott sends me to a flat in London.
What a bloody mess. Smashed rum bottles, cracker crumbs, a shelf with a slew of books. I pull one out at random; itís splotched with blood and the cover informs that the magic word is "Yoho!"
Pirates. I should have known. Damn you, Scott.
Against my better judgment, I mutter "Yoho!" and woosh, Iím on a beach, in view of a pirate ship. I sigh. I know that somewhere between the stinking pirates and buried treasure thereís going to be a dark cave.Iím likely to be eaten by a grue.
Stay tuned for an exciting day of piracy, high seas and random fun. If ye like pirates, that is.
[click on that image for a photo of my favorite pirate]