Title: Wild Horse Island
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 12
Word count: 100 words
She rolled as another wave broke across her bow, turned her sideways as she descended the trough. The captain screamed orders to his crew, words which the relentless wind whipped out to the savage sea. Men scrambled, slipping and sliding across the wet, heaving deck. Aware of the consequences should a wave catch her broadside.
They crested the next wave at a forty-five-degree angle, a thunderous crack reverberated through the men’s souls. One final wave cast them into the depths. Horses released from the cargo hold swam to the small costal island they would one day call Wild Horse Island.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer