by S.E. Batt
Kingsley and Adelstein find themselves trapped within a pirate base, told to become pirates or suffer the consequences. Things turn strange when the pirate leader, Alterash, takes a liking to the intelligent ship. Kingsley hopes for a sane and simple challenge for once, but the ABC books and baby rattles say otherwise... A humorous science fiction novella, totalling around 38,000 words.