Skeleton War

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In the year 2036, earth was plunged into a new dark age.
Governments collapsed, leaving the population to fend for themselves.
Many took to the seaside, while others took to the inland mountains.
The remnants of the old world stood as monuments of a time long gone.
Major cities now uninhabited, overgrown by nature.
Many scavenged for a long time for food and guns, while others took a
different route of survival, pirating.
Pirates were abundant and with no one to stop them, they did as they
Pleased without punishment or restriction.
Many safe-zones were set up to protect the innocent from harm brought by
Pirates and other ‘waste-landers’.
NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS OVERLOADED DUE TO INNAPROPREATE CARE, CAUSING HUGE DAMAGE TO THE IMMEDIATE AREA, THUS CALLED RED-ZONES.
DUE TO THE NUCLEAR OVERLOAD, ICE-CAPS GREW, WHILE HEAT BECAME UNBEARABLE.
PLACES SUCH AS AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST BECAME UNLIVABLE, REACHING
UP TO 60 DEGREES CELCIUS.
WHILE PLACES LIKE SIBERIA AND north CANADA REACHED -60 DEGREES CELCIUS.
HOWEVER, BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND THE POLES WAS LIVEABLE.
THIS AREA WAS KNOWN AS THE GREEN ZONE.
THE BARCLAY—WHITEGLOVE FAMILY IS A WELL KNOWN NAME FOR SCAVENGING,
HOWEVER, THE VEERS FAMILY ARE WELL KNOWN FOR PIRACY.
AMI WALTERS WAS A GIRL WHO GREW-UP ON HER GRANDFATHER, TIMOTHY WALTERS,
RANCH, LIVING IN NEW JERSEY ALL HER LIFE, RAISED BY HER GRANDMOTHER, ADA.
THIS BOOK WILL TELL YOU THE STORY OF AMI’S STORY OF FAME, LOVE AND FIGHTING FOR
THE GOOD IN HER WORLD.

Table of Contents

Prologue

Submitted: August 15, 2016

Ami walked into the bar, chin up, her red hair tied into a bun at the back of her head. Jak Veers looked at her, then he stood from h... Read Chapter

Chapter 1

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The Esparada docked in port at Skeleton City, a walled remnant of New York.   ‘This is your stop, Darius.’ Ami told him.... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

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Darius began to run for the ship just arriving at dusk. A man of large stature stood in the dark of the high-rise of New York on the ... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

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Sam ‘Bones’ Veers approached Dante’s diner without haste. He slammed his shoulder into the glass door shattering it with ease ... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

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the wheel, and shouted to the crew Ami and Barclay were laughing over a glass of wine, exchanging good and bad stories. Barclay began... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

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3 weeks had passed before the saw the cape, boats had passed them, but only merchants ships, never any pirates.   Darius app... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

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Darius brought the Esparada into dock at Skeleton City just after Bones did.     Darius approached Bones on the way... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

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Ami and John walked down the bustling main street. ‘We can’t go straight after them, it’s too obvious.’ Ami stated ‘Wel... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

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Ami stood with Gus and John looking through the binoculars at The Esparada in dock, waiting for it to move. ‘There, the engines hav... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

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John had the small ship going to ram the side of the Esparada, then the troops jump into the side and search for the brothers, but Ami wa... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

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In the wake of the Esparada’s demise, Ami, John and Gus had captured Darius, rescued Barclay, and sunk an enemy frigate. But no sig... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

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After five days of constant interrogation, Darius still hadn’t broken, so a new tactic had to be used, because they were getting nowher... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

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Ami had decided that it was time to leave Charlestown and head for Baltimore, her home.     Nine weeks passed on th... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

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Gus approached Ami, whom was showing John and Barclay around the upstairs. ‘Mam, we need to talk in private, now.’ Gus interrupte... Read Chapter

Chapter 14

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The troop approached the Buckingham palace gates, grown out with red ivy. ‘Wow sir, isn’t it amazing?’ A heavily accented man s... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

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Ami left after Gus, leaving Woodrow with Darius. Without a word said Woodrow rushed to Darius, Woodrow began to untie Darius ... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

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Whiteglove was fast, but not nearly as fast as the Tiger. Whiteglove sprinted down the main path, but the Tiger only gained more and ... Read Chapter

Chapter 17

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Sam awoke in a medical bed, hardly able to remember anything. He was alone, no visitors on record, he had been out for eleven hours, ... Read Chapter

Chapter 18

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367. 367 troops to attack with, less than half of the enemy’s 800. But Ami was determined that they would win. 3 ships, 22 ... Read Chapter

Chapter 19

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Ami awoke under a pile of rubble, trapped. She heard John call out to her, ‘Ami! Ami!’ he yelled. Ami tried to yell, but It d... Read Chapter

Chapter 20

Submitted: August 16, 2016

Ami, John and Bones rushed Barclay, they found him in a heap in the corner of his old office, impaled by an ornamental sword. Ami fel... Read Chapter

Chapter 21

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Dante felt the stomp of boots on his back, he looked upward to look around. A hand came out of the crowd, Dante accepted the help. ... Read Chapter

Chapter 22

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Ami ran towards the sound of gunfire, where the people are. Ami ran into the makeshift bunker, hoping to find a field-medic. She ... Read Chapter

Epilouge

Submitted: August 16, 2016

The warm Autumn breeze pushed against Ami’s back, the orange leaves crinkle underneath her foot. Her arm lay inside Gus’s, escort... Read Chapter

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