Ship bowl

Okechukwu - Journey to the ship

I had seen the water when we had arrived and had heard it moving some nights, but I could not imagine it could be so big. They pushed us into wooden boats that I thought were huge until I saw an even larger boat out in the water. I don't know if it was the water or the sight of the big boat but one of my people jumped - I was too weak to try. Some of the pale men laughed, leaving him for a moment before they pulled him from the water. He looked very sick.

Read about the journey to the ship for Kwame, Oyeladun and Kofi.