The Cloud Castle – Page 99


“Well, bottoms up!” Jack says, and chugs down the Bucket O’ Bilgewater, grimacing at the taste.

Captain Harkaway watches with blossoming amusement on his face. Suddenly a powerful cramp seizes Jack’s belly. In moments, he is retching and heaving, trying to bring up the poison he has ingested. Too late – the bilgewater works fast! The last thing Jack hears before he slips into unconsciousness and death is Captain Harkaway speaking: “Well, Clothes-Horse old friend, looks like we have some new equipment to sell to the next idiot. Really, who drinks bilgewater?”


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