I’m writing with dialogue only today to see if it stands up on its own. The short form also necessitates the removal of dialogue tags. Did it work for you?
“Antagonise him with care Jonah. He’s not a patient man.”
“Defiance is good for the soul Captain.”
“My sailors meet the birch for such insubordination.”
“I am not one of your crew. I am God’s messenger.”
“Be wary, God does not meet rebellion with words. The seas are angry tonight, they sense an offering.”
In response to The Daily Post’s prompt of Denial.