Penguins Vs. Sea Lions

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Action and Adventure  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: July 25, 2016

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The penguins of Planet Earth were faced with a great deal of embarrassment after their defeat in the great Penguin war of 2277. The years leading up to the war were troubling times. In 2134 all guns and laser weapons became outlawed globally and all nuclear warheads were disarmed. In 2222 the Penguins of Antarctica were attacked by the fabled Sea Lion crusades. Since the Penguins had no weapons to defend themselves, they were quickly overran by the Sea Lions. In 2246 the Penguins had finally fashioned enough weapons to supply their whole army. The downside to this was that the weapons were equivalent to that of early 169 AD Chinese weaponry. The Penguins of Antarctica were ready to fight back. They lined up their army and marched onwards to Antarctica to reclaim their homeland. Brandishing Halberds, Swords, Spears and ancient Chinese Magic Tomes they knew that a war of this caliber would not be easy for the Sea Lions to combat. What transpired was a bloody exchange of fighting. Penguins stabbing Sea Lions with their swords, Sea Lions eating the Penguins without even chewing and a lot of POW torturing. After 31 years the Penguins were defeated. The dreaded Sea Lions obtained old Russian Warheads and re-armed them. With Nuclear weapons at their disposal, the Penguins promptly retreated. The Penguins made plans to move away, little did they know that they would be moving to Planet Neptune. in their hideout the Penguins made their Space program. They commissioned a specific penguin to build the rocket ship and fly it. This Penguin is the legendary penguin who is said to have achieved flight many years ago. He spent endless hours perfecting the art of the rocket ship. He had dozens of designs and all of them failed. Rapidly losing hope, the penguin had one last design to build and test. He grabbed his blue prints and started building. Years passed by until this design was complete. The day of the test launch, the Sea Lions invaded. The Sea Lions knew that the Penguins were perfecting space travel. They waited until their research was complete to invade and steal the technology. Armed with Ballistic weapons the Sea Lions drove back the Penguin scientists and stole all of their research, including the rocket ship. Defeated once again, the Penguins found yet another hiding place. They all sat and conversed about how to destroy the tyrannic Sea Lions. The legendary flying penguin interrupted the discussion at hand and threw out the idea of using the sky to fight the Sea Lions. He proposed strapping a bomb to his back and suicide bombing the Sea Lions’ headquarters. Shocked, the Penguins agreed, they had no other choice. At nightfall the Penguins stealthily invaded a shutdown Russian facility and stole a nuclear warhead. With the warhead strapped to his back the flying Penguin set course for the Sea Lions. In the sky on the way to the Sea Lions the Penguin sees something familiar. He sees his Rocket Ship in the sky heading for space. He made a split second decision to change course and hit the ship. Flying at the speed of sound, the Penguin collides with the Rocket Ship and a nuclear explosion followed a few seconds later, preventing the Sea Lions from conquering space. He died a hero’s death. Armed without their only pilot, the Penguins felt uneasy about the future of the conflict. The Penguin president held a mandatory press conference and stated that he would put all of their funding into military to fight against the Sea Lion’s terrorism. He commissioned three separate teams, one team to build Ballistic weapons, another team specializing in espionage and a third team to keep the homeland safe. Months pass by as the Penguins unveil their first Ballistic weapon, the Gatling gun, A gun that shoots 5mm bullets at intense speeds at the rate of 20 bullets a second. With their morale rising, they felt confident that this weapon alone would greatly increase home defense. They gave the prototype to the defense captain and commissioned more to be built. One week later a Sea Lion was spotted outside of their home. Without asking questions a Penguin aimed the gun at the Sea Lion and opened fire. Each bullet hit the target and started ripping him apart limb from limb. With blood on the ice, the Penguin investigates his kill. It was another Penguin. He signaled for help. The Defense Captain came over and saw the slaughter. It was an Espionage Penguin. Their Sea Lion disguise worked better than expected. Saddened by the loss of this Penguin, they made him the Propaganda poster child for the Penguins. Armed with the public, the penguins wrapped up all of their research and started preparing to set out. They sent out an Espionage team to gather intel on the location of the Sea Lions. They waited months for the team to return with information. They never came back, the President assumed the worst and prepared a speech in their honor. As he walked up the stage and started speaking, the Espionage team returned flying at the speed of sound with jetpacks on their backs. They stayed longer than assigned to steal this technology from the enemy. The President required these jetpacks on the back of every soldier in the penguin military. He was willing to spend the necessary amount of time manufacturing them. Halfway through production, the Sea Lions invaded. No one was surprised and they were ready this time. The defense team unloaded all of their ammunition into the oncoming invaders, Massacring a large majority of them. With each gun the defense team used, multiple Sea Lions would shred like cheese. Half of the invaders were already gone with just a pull of a trigger when they all retreated. The Penguins felt an overwhelming sense of accomplishment and took the next day of to celebrate. However, something felt off at the celebration party. After scouring the area the Penguins realized that the President was missing. Yesterday’s Sea lion invasion wasn’t an invasion, it was a distraction. While all of the Penguins were fighting the Sea Lion brigade, one single Sea Lion spy backdoored the penguins and kidnapped the president. The Prime Minister held a press conference and informed the public of the presidents disappearance. He knew that the president would not want any penguins to be sent to save him, he didn’t feel worth the effort. The espionage team was sent out to find his location anyway. They flew away on their jetpacks heading for the enemy headquarters. Once inside they found the holding cells for POW Penguins. They couldn’t find the president however, they did find something peculiar inside. They found the Legendary Flying Penguin inside. They broke him out of prison and got him back to the Penguin Republic. He told them the story of his flight to kill the Sea Lions. With the bombed strapped to his back, he made way for the rocket ship that he saw in the sky. He collided with the rocket ship but the Bomb didn’t go off. So, in a matter of Three seconds, he took the bomb off of his back and strapped it to the Ship and detonated it. He fell thousands of feet and landed safely in a pile of snow. He stood up and brushed the snow off only to see that he was surrounded by an army of Sea Lions. They captured him and took him Prisoner. The Sea Lions knew that they would never be able to pry information out of him so they strapped a helmet to his head which allowed them to read his thoughts, thus stealing the Jetpack technology. With this knowledge at the Sea Lion’s disposal, the Penguins had to act fast. So, the flying Penguin devised a plan to save Mr. Penguin President. His idea was capturing their top spy and fighting him in gladiatorial combat, The loser would haver to comply with the victor’s requests. The Prime Minister did not like the idea at all but it was all they had. The flying penguin set out for the enemy base with a team of spy penguins to steal their top soldier. Once safely inside the enemy base they went to the Barracks to find all of the soldiers, sleeping. They found The Sea Lions most precious fighter, Benicio El Toro, a bull. The Penguins were confused as to why a Bull was fighting for them but they decided to kidnap him anyways. They chloroform a rag and put Benicio to sleep. He wakes up hours later to a stadium full of cheering Penguins. In a rage Benicio examines his surroundings and sees an penguin in the stadium with him. The Penguin has brandishing a Red Cape and Scimitar. Benicio charges the Penguin but the Penguin had other plans and simply slid away on his belly. Unable to slow down, Benicio slams his horns into the stadium walls. Unable to free himself, The Penguin approaches and cuts his right foot off. Screaming with the intensity of a thousand sirens, Benicio submits and welcomes death. The Penguin takes his Scimitar and puts the blade against Benicio’s chest, threatening to run the blade through the length of his body from his chest downward. Benicio begs for mercy and gives the location of the President. Before dealing with Benicio, Spy penguins were sent out to confirm his confession. One hour later, Benicio is bleeding heavily when the Gladiatorial Penguin got reports of the President being found. Overjoyed the penguin runs his blade down Benicio’s body, ripping his flesh and exposing his meat inside. Benicio did not die instantly instead he suffered for minutes until his sweet release. With his bloodlust satisfied, the Penguin approaches Benicio’s lifeless body. He puts his scimitar up to one of his Horns and cuts it off, Claiming it as a trophy. The crowd was cheering loudly and throwing Roses onto the field in support of the slaughter that just occurred. Less than an hour after Benicio’s defeat the President returned to his office. He gave a public announcement describing his time in captivity and explains that he would like to propose the public’s support for a peace treaty between the Sea Lions and the Penguins. The Public was very reluctant but, anything would be an improvement. One week later a meeting between the two presidents was held. They discussed power and land, they found even ground and signed the treaty. The Penguins and Sea Lions were both cheering loudly and applauding their presidents. Thus ushered in a new era of peace across the land.


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