Locking Eyes . . . with a Shark

The action unfolds to the accompaniment of ‘Elvis with the Philharmonic Orchestra’ booming from speakers “at the back of the wheelhouse,” music selection made by Don, the Captain:

Andrew and Stevie fling the fish through the air into buckets. Every time they come across small sharks wriggling out of the pile and snapping their strong jaws, they fire them back into the sea like shot-puts. I lock eyes with one and see across its rubbery face an expression of utter disbelief as it flies right past the wheelhouse window.

Dark, Salt, Clear, p. 44

HA HA HA!

Bless her heart, Lamorna Ash makes being out at sea with these men feel like a grand adventure! Great description.

Stay safe, dear blog readers. Stay safe.

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