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042. Standing Still042. Standing Still
The Captain is standing quietly on the quarterdeck, surveying all the commotion taking place below. Her mouth is a grim line, whether it's because of the pirates who are now being escorted of her ship or from the pain that's sure to be tearing through the entirety of her left side, one can't be too sure, but Delbert Doppler would venture to say that it's both. Not to mention everything else that's happened on this voyage.
A mutiny and a few broken ribs are only the beginning.
Delbert sighs and shakes his head. Arriving back home is nothing at all like he thought it would be. He thought perhaps he'd come home with a little extra gold in his pocket, his thirst for adventure satisfied, Jim a happy, law-abiding boy, and life all good and swell, ready to live out the rest of his days in his old mansion while visiting the Benbow frequently.
And now the voyage is finally over. They found Treasure Planet, they found the gold, and they're back at Spaceport Crescentia, no ric
006. Break Away006. Break Away, or, Welcome to the Town of Montressor
Jim Hawkins has never been the easiest of boys to control.
Well, that's the understatement of the century.
Jim Hawkins is an absolute nightmare of a boy. He's a loner, he's quiet, when you make him talk he's disrespectful, he's the kind of kid that is totally brilliant and completely demented. Keep your kids far away.
At least, that's what the whole town of Montressor says.
His teachers will tell him one thing, and he'll argue to the end of the earth that the opposite is true (even if he doesn't believe it). His neighbors say a friendly word in greeting, he pretends not to hear. His mom wants him to do chores or help out with the work at the Inn she runs, well, what does he get out of it?
At fifteen years old, James Pleiades Hawkins has more adults figured out than the average textbook does mathematical equations, and he's not at all impressed. Why follow society when all you do is end up like that? A tiresome teacher, a pol
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