Welcome to Episode 2 of the interactive serial fantasy story, Jack & Tollers. If you missed Episode 1, don't worry! Read it here. Then vote on this episode's options. Voting for Episode 2 closes on Monday, June 20th, 2016, so I can write Episode 3.
Recap: Jack has chosen his supernatural ability (aka "skill") and none too soon, for the place where the ship is taking Jack offers a challenge that will test Jack's wit and abilities.
Warning: Don't read if you dislike puns, wordplay, and whimsical humor.