The Final Days of the Franklin

MJ Santos
2 min readDec 22, 2022

#52 of the 100 Story Challenge

AI-generated image of a sailing ship on the ocean under a threatening sky.
collaboration between and the author

The hold sloshed with knee-deep saltwater. Harfnor perched on the ladder and scanned the bits and bobs floating on the surface of the frigid blackness. A rat swam by, its eye reflecting his lantern.

He climbed back up to the deck and shouted over the wind, “Likely all lost, sir.”

MJ Santos

Trying to improve or at least distract the world one story at a time. 🏳️‍🌈Autistic immigrant in 🇵🇹