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The sun’s rays radiate off the deck of a small yacht drifting in the middle of the ocean. Like a photograph from a magazine, the sea is crystal clear. Even though this area is at least 30 metres deep, you can see the coral reef down below the glistening surface. It smells of salty warm air, and the only sound for miles is the water lapping up against the sides of the boat, as if it were gulping mouthfuls of air. If you were looking at this scene, you probably wouldn’t notice anything was wrong. The only question is, where’s the crew? If someone stood very quietly on the deck of the ship and listened very hard, they might hear a soft clunking sound. The problem is, this is not the perfect scene you may think it is. In fact, it’s actually the aftermath of a rather terrible event.…show more content…
“Go and get it.” There’s a murderous look in his eyes. Panicking, Kate’s eyes dart from side to side as she stutters excuses “I-I can’t sir I don’t know how to swim I can’t-“ “You’d better learn fast then.” He grins as he pushes her into the choppy ocean. Oliver freezes. Being battered around, drifting farther and farther away from the ship, Kate is screaming. “HANG ON!” he cries, as he runs to the mast and grabs the longest rope he can find. The life ring is nowhere to be seen, it was probably removed it, as “it looks ugly”. After tying a knot in the rope, he throws it towards her. “GRAB THE ROPE KATE!” he yells, but Kate can’t see, can’t hear, can’t BREATHE. Coughing, spluttering, reaching for something, anything to hold onto, Kate’s hand brushes the rope and she grabs onto it, but only succeeds in tangling it around herself in her frenzied panic. Oliver feels a tug on the rope. He has Kate! He has Kate! He has- “THAT FILTHY PIG IS NOT GETTING BACK ON MY SHIP!” Pushing him to the side, Lance throws the rest of the rope into the sea. Kate is floating on her front, struggling to breathe, but inhaling water
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