By: Ryan Flaherty
Once upon a time...
there were two boys named Tom and Will. Both boys loved pirates. One day, they went to the harbor to watch the ships come in.
When they got to the harbor it was empty. There wasn't a ship in sight. Except for a vessel far, far, far out on the sea.
Then, from out of nowhere.
Lots and lots of pirates. They tied Tom and Will up and hollered out to the vessel in the distance.
The vessel turned toward the harbor and up on top of the mast was a pirate flag, with a skeleton and crossbones.
The pirates hauled Tom and Will on to their ship. When the boys got onboard they couldn't believe their eyes. They were on a pirate ship, a real life pirate ship.
They knew everything there was to know about pirates except one thing: how to talk like one. Pirates created their own little language that the boys really wanted to know, but they had never been on a real pirate ship before. All of a sudden, there was a loud. . .
A huge cannon ball came flying past them. And there, about half mile behind them was a warship, so red it looked like it was colored with