"Ladies and Gentlemen," the latter said, "we must take a stand against these beasts of the sea."
The other boats nodded their brows. They knew who she meant: cruise ships that sailed back and forth, disgorging human refuse onto quaysides each morning all along the Mediterranean.
"We shall nevah. Surrenduh," one English yacht declared.
"Freedom!" yelled a Scottish boat.
A catamaran with an American accent began to reel off the Gettysburg Address when suddenly he was stopped in his tracks.
"Cruise ship!! Cruise ship!!" came the cry. "To battle!!"