The Defiance

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

My story begins with a tragedy. I was on a voyage with my parents and the last thing I remember was an electric glow. I washed up on an unknown ship, amidst anonymous people, on an indefinite island. I felt forsaken.

You’re probably wondering who I am.

I am Helena Blade.

Captain of the Lex Talionis, sailor of the Seven Seas, and leader of the Defiance. Of course, you are unaware of the Defiance. We are dames, the last stand against the Pirates, which rule the land named Rospia.

My story begins with a tragedy. I was on a voyage with my parents and the last thing I remember was an electric glow. I washed up on an unknown ship, amidst anonymous people, on an indefinite island. I felt forsaken.

The crew on the ship took me in, Allura supported me, the captain. She was an old and gentle woman, and she loved me. She taught me how to wield a rapier, a gun, and all those things to keep me safe.

But Allura was old, she needed a new captain. Me, being the favorite was chosen.

Together, my crew and I continued Allura’s noble work of the Defiance. We stole from the Pirates who ruled Rospia.

They had ships everywhere. So wherever they were, we scouted them, and looted them. Then, we gave all we found to the poor and oppressed. So, whenever someone asks you who the Defiance was, tell them, they were the Robin Hoods of the 21st century.

So, we come back to my day, when all Hell broke loose. Of course, it started off normally. We landed on the ship, we fought bravely and skillfully, and at last, we won. They say the sea is full of surprises.

A Kraken, the largest I had ever seen, started to wrap its tentacles on the ship deck. At first, we didn’t know what to do. We were running around wildly, some of us were just standing, awaiting death, when it hit me.

Allura’s first lesson. United we stand.

 

I started to untie the ropes binding the Pirates. I reckon my crew thought I was sea-sick. But I had one rule: Don’t question my decisions in life-threatening situations.

They started helping me. Once all the pirates were free, instead of running away. They started helping me. We fought the Kraken together.

 

In the end, we were all bruised and aching, but victorious. The moral?

There’s a reason why we can’t break the sticks alone. We all need help sometimes, no matter who’s willing to help.

 Syeda Inaaya Talha

7E


Submitted: May 07, 2021

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