The Wishing Map 106

Have you ever had an encounter that dramatically altered your perception of “dumb animals”?

Mitch Teemley

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here.

The Wishing Map

Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued)

Previously: What could be worse than capsizing in a storm? Sea monsters!

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The dark, slick figure emerged right next to Zack and Gina, its long fin scraping the sky. Then a second creature broke the surface!

“Oh, crud!” Zack began kicking the water in front of him.

A five foot swell submerged them. That was when they saw the two whiskered muzzles with powerful tusk-like teeth—and yet there was an intelligence in the monsters’ eyes.

The sea caved in, suspending Gina and Zack above the surface for a moment, but then hove back up and recaptured them. They were being tossed like toys, but somehow managed to hold onto the edge of the boat.

“What were those?”

“I don’t know!”

“They looked—”


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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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