The Midnight and the Derelict

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The Midnight and The DerelictPlease don’t let us end up on some uncharted island.  The only thing I know how to make with a coconut is a bowl.  Please let there be coconuts if we do find an island.  Coconuts and mangoes and big fat chickens.    

Jane chewed on her ration of bread and gave a pitying smile to the naïve girl who had written those words only a week before. They were her words, written in her notebook.  It was meant to have been her research notebook, but had become her journal after research gave way to a higher priority, survival. Continue reading