Fantastic First Fifty by Maddie Simons (Year 13)

Suspended, fatigued, breathless: the stunned nine- year-old grappled her way around the edge of the floating cargo of death, using every last drop of adrenaline she could muster in the abundance of the ocean. The ringing of faint screams flooded her ear drums, intoxicating her body and paralysing her arms. Nobody could save her now.