Soup of the DayThe Pirate with a Scarf sneezed, and groaned. He told the captain it wasn't a good idea to be out during a storm. But the Pirate Captain had heard Black Bellamy was heading toward a huge pile of booty and the Pirate Captain wanted to get there first.Soup of the Day2 years ago in Short Stories
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Now half the crew was out with a nasty cold, or a terrible fever, or both. Unfortunately for the Pirate with a Scarf, he had both. The knocking on his door felt like a dozen cannonballs hitting his head. "Number Two?" called a voice.
The Pirate with a Scarf frowned. He really didn't want visitors, but he knew the captain would just come in anyway. So he sighed and replied with a slightly raspy "Come in." The door opened, and the Pirate Captain walked in with a... tray of soup and biscuts? "Captain?"
"Hello Number Two," said the Pirate Captain, "I see you're still ill. I knew going out in that storm wasn't a good idea." Really? "Anyway, I uh, just wanted to give you this." With that, he set the tray on his 2nd-in-Command's lap. The soup was