Pirates of the Crimson Sand by Justin Macumber
Approx. 4,940 words.
Published on August 7, 2013.
Shana is a young woman who had to become the leader of a band of sand pirates far too young. She tries her best to do right by them while also taking care of her sick younger brother. Can she walk the fine line between duty and family? Is captaining a ship of hardened pirates too much for a girl halfway between adolescence and adulthood? Download this exciting short story and find out.