This week's prompts are:
MotherOwl is learning new words here: Stair rods and pelmets were new to me, and at Elephant's Child people can be seen using "wag" as a noun, I only knew it as a werb. Learn and live.
The parasol unfolded, and she gently drifted down through the fluffy,
white clouds. Nearer sea level she met ascending gulls, and found out
that fluffy white clouds are just wet. As she came out of the clouds,
she discovered a ship below her. Gently as a leaf she settled on the
A door opened, she turned around, and stood face to face with
Captainn Hook. He drew his rapier, shouted: "Death to the intruder!" and
began to wag his blade close to her face. Quickly she turned to the
stairs behind her, grabbed a loose stair rod, and began fencing for dear
life. In the end it was Captain Hookø's vanity that saved her. His high
heel caught on a loose plank, and she jumped overboard. She could get
no wetter after the trip through the clouds.
The captain stood at
the gunwale, screaming futile curses at her, but he had to stay on board
because of the tick-tock crocodile.
(Also posted at Elephnat's Child's blog.)