And Captain Morris Said...

Avatar Author: Insert Pen Name Here Wow! Ficlets is back! Whoops, I mean Ficly :D Does anyone remember me from *sniff* our beloved, deceased Ficlets? Insert Pen Name Here, aka IPNH, aka Lane. I love to write, poems and fiction mostly. I was addicted ... Read Bio

Seneca

He really is very foreign, isn’t he… mused Seneca as she listened to Sergei chatter on about his journey on the ship, the dolphins he had seen on the way, the friends he had made, and many other things. He doesn’t know when to shut up.

Seneca, if you aren’t nice to others, they won’t be nice to you. Doesn’t that make sense, sweetie? Her mother’s voice echoed in Seneca’s memory. She sighed and endeavored bravely to listen to Sergei’s inane one-sided conversation.

“And then, we got close to port, and the captain- that’s Captain Morris, with the red beard? He said-”

“Sergei?” interrupted Seneca suddenly. “Where are you staying?”

Sergei looked up, surprised. “Oh, I don’t know. Someone will take me in, won’t they?”

Seneca laughed disbelievingly. “Oh, right. Well, that may be how they do things in Ousland, but here in the Provinces, you can’t just waltz in somewhere and expect people to take care of you.”

“You can’t?” Sergei’s body was all nervousness and sharp lines.

Seneca sighed.

View this story's details

Sequels

Oh no! This story doesn't have a sequel. Want to fill in the blanks and write one?

Comments

Get the conversation started! All you have to do is Sign In and you can post your comment.

Not yet a member of our fun little community? It's cool, Joining Ficly is fast, fun, and easy!

Inspired by

They sat in silence for a long while. The carriage rocked from side to side. It was dark and warm and quiet. Accamel’s arm was laid ove...

Getting in Trouble, of Course. by Insert Pen Name Here