By Marie Patterson
Pocahontas used to be the daughter of the good leader Powhatan. Pocahontas was once instrumental in supporting Jamestown settlers live on a tricky wintry weather and actually maintaining peace among varied cultures.
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Poor thing. “Relax, Almacita,” Killian said, putting an arm around her. She had a way of calming Alma down, maybe like tickling a pit bull’s forehead when it’s focused on . . oh, a helpless bunny, for example. ” Alma fumed. One of the faces in the crowd peered at us over a brochure—a guy with brown eyes. He was really, and I mean, really, truly good-looking. Killian would never like him, because, well, he actually might be decent. 24 “Eight days of strife and storms,” Yoli muttered, shaking her head, like the prediction was already coming true.
It took Yoli two hours to speak to Killian again. We were out in open water, in line (again) for the one o’clock buffet on the Caribbean deck. So far, this cruise was all about lines and drills. I could’ve had a more exciting time at boot camp. At least there, I’d be able to watch Killian and Alma 35 do push-ups for their unruliness. ” Killian fluttered her lashes. ” She grabbed a plate. Yoli eyed her. “I know what you’re going to say: I’m overreacting. ” I rolled my eyes and speared some white cheese and turkey.
Up close, I could see he was maybe nineteen or twenty. He had dark hair, light brown eyes, and a smile that almost rendered me unconscious. He was much taller than me, too, which was nice. Lorenzo was the same height as me. ” I smiled back. I fought the urge to make sure he wasn’t talking to Killian instead. “You look great,” he said, like he knew me and hadn’t seen me in years. ” What was the proper response for this? You too? Maybe he knew me and was waiting to see if I recognized him. ” He grinned and shook his head.