Authors: EJ Altbacker
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Shark Wars #3: Into the Abyss
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GRAY TORE THROUGH THE WATER, MINDLESS OF
the shrieking crowd all around him. His concentration was total as his huge opponent barreled forward using an attacking move called Spearfisher Streaks by the Cliffs. Gray feinted left before slipping into Swordfish Parries. There was a tremendous shock down Gray’s spine as his snout struck the flank of the ferocious great white. A solid hit!
The crowd’s yells and excited thrashing vibrated the water so intensely that his hearing and lateral line senses were nearly useless. But the battlefield was well-lit and that wasn’t the problem. No, the problem lay in the fact that there was absolutely no quit in his foe, who recovered quickly and zoomed straight at him once again.
I didn’t even slow him down, thought Gray, gnashing his rows of curved, razor-sharp teeth in frustration.
The great white was wickedly agile, carving turns
through the water that Gray was hard-pressed to deflect or defend. But he had learned much in the months since the Battle of Riptide.
“Come on, come on,” Gray muttered to himself. “I know you want to do it.” The huge shark tried Yellowfin Feeding on Minnows, which Gray ruined by using Waving Greenie. Then the great white went for a Topside Rip, which was a deadly dorsal fin attack. But Gray knew this was a trick. And sure enough, at the last moment the charging shark switched into his favorite move—the one Gray had been waiting for him to attempt—Orca Bears Down.