Overhaul

Crashing waves in all pandemonium, the creaking of the boards on the big ship told me that they were going down with this storm.

“Overhaul!” shouted the captain, waving his arms in the air, trying to make sense of the storm, commanding his subservients to throw the things overboard. But amidst this chaos, who was going to be able to hear him? Everyone was scrambling, running in different directions as the boat tilted left and right and left again. The creaking grew louder and louder, the rolling objects fell overboard piece by piece.

I scooped the water from the hull under the deck as quick as I can, but it was no help at all. How to you save a ship ready to wreck at any moment?

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