Ashore

Jackie jumped from the boat when it hit the sand bed of the beach, and helped pull it inland.

Under normal conditions, this beach would be a paradise. Bright white sand, palm trees, views of the bay, but right now the palm trees were being buffeted by the wind from the storm.

Jackie shielded her eyes from the blowing sand. Some of the crew were already making shelters out of logs and palm tree leaves.
"The storm ma'am!" said one. "We need to shelter until it blows over"

What cowards they were!

Jackie considered leaving them, and pushing forward, but she knew how useful the men were if they encountered other treasure-hunting pirates.

"Fine. Make shelter!" She said, and they waited for the storm to pass.

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