TP: Treasure Seeker -- 2 - First NameTP: Treasure Seeker -- 2 - First Name2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Jim, Hannah, Doctor Doppler and Mr. Arrow entered the room when Captain Amelia came in last and locked the door behind her.
"Doctor," she began. She had a deep, British accent and spoke in the most proper way and language. Slowly she spoke so Doctor Doppler would understand, "To muse and blabber about a treasure map in front of this particular crew, demonstrates a level of ineptitude that borders on the imbecilic. And I mean that in a very caring way," She added.
Hannah smiled, holding back a laugh. She and Jim were standing behind the Doc, but both could plainly tell he didn't approve of this statement.
"Imbecilic, did you say? Foolishness I've "
"May I see the map, please?" the Captain asked, cutting him short.
Doctor Doppler looked as though he was about to say more but looked over at Jim. Hannah did the same, but all he did was shrug in response as he shook his head. Reluctantly, the Doc motioned for Jim to give her the map, then gave her a stern look. Jim sighed an
TP: Treasure Seeker -- PrologueTP: Treasure Seeker -- Prologue2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Flint's Trove," Jim thought as he walked across the Spaceport, "The loot of a thousand worlds " And he was going to be there in only a few short weeks, at Treasure Planet.
The Spaceport was as busy as ever, with alien species of all types going to visit relatives or just getting away and heading towards who-knows-where. It was great day for travel anyway, with a crisp, blue sky overhead and a steady wind only made Jim more anxious to find their ship. As he looked around, seeing all the excitement and thinking of his own, he sighed and bent his head back. With all that happened back at Montressor, he felt a sort of freedom being away from home, and the chaos, and the normal day-to-day routine. But he was on a mission, he couldn't forget that. He sighed and shook his head again in disbelief.
With the Benbow Inn gone, he and his mom have nothing left. Ever since that Bones character gave him that map, things have changed. "The cyborg," Bones said. This "cyborg" is the one who burned