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The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. -- Edmund Burke
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Almost Left Behind
As the stevadores began releasing the lines that held Holiday to the Key West pier, the public address system repeatedly asked four individuals (whose names shall not be revealed here) to report to the Purser's desk. No response.
Just as crew members began to push the gangway back into the ship, a streak of blue flew across the courtyard and engaged in rapid conversation with the crew member under the pavilion. We then heard the blue streak scream, "Hurry up - they're leaving!"
Three individuals who had been milling with the crowd suddenly turned into variously colored streaks of their own, and just managed to get back on board before the gangway was stowed.
All on deck applauded - in my case, with great thanksgiving that it wasn't me.