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Captain Hawklin

And the

Skyhook Pirates

A Novella

Charles F. Millhouse



Copyright 2013 Charles F. Millhouse. Published by Stormgate Publishing - Smashwords Edition All rights reserved. No part of this book shall be reproduced or transmitted in any form.

This is a work of fiction. Names characters, places and incidents either are the product of the authors’ imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. This ebook should not be resold or given away to other people. It is for your enjoyment only. Please purchase additional copies for friends.



I started writing Captain Hawklin and the Skyhook Pirates in the winter of 2003/04. It’s not that I hit a snag or anything like that. In fact I was writing like gang busters and would have finished the story by spring. As I worked on this story I became aware of a movie on the verge of being released.

The movie was Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and I discovered that the opening scene of that movie was a lot like the opening of this book. It was then that I figured I better put Captain Hawklin away until I saw the whole movie. If Sky Captain would be a success then I would rework my opening or change the concept all together.

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