Dictionary Stories

Very short stories composed of example sentences from various dictionaries.

Captain

The engines stopped, and the craft coasted along. Gulls and cormorants bobbed on the waves. A reverent silence. A memorial to the lost crewmen.

Normally the boat is crewed by 5 people. Team members are more effective than individuals working alone. I had to do it, I had no choice.

Underlined words are those responsible for each example sentence.