The Thousand Sunny rocked violently as a scream pierced the air, followed by a loud crash. The peaceful day had barely started, and it was already ruined by the infamous goofball trio, consisting of Monkey D. Luffy, and his companions, Tony Tony Chopper, and the oh-so-manly Usopp.
As soon as the dust from the crash cleared, other members of the Straw Hat crew gathered around to see what the problem was this time. Sighing with annoyance, the woman loving cook, Sanji, tilted his blond head up and huffed out a stream of smoke before looking back down on the battered Usopp. "What the hell did you dimwits do this time?" he questioned. Usopp groaned in response. "I think every bone in my body broke!" he responded.
"That wasn't an answer to my question, dumbass." Sanji rolled his visible eye and nudged Usopp in the side with his foot.
"Okay, well, you see, Luffy and Chopper and I were swinging from the mast. Luffy picked up too much speed and then suddenly, I was airborne!" Usopp answered with another pained groan.
"Idiots," the bright-headed navigator, Nami, sighed. Then, she shook her head. "The reasons just keep getting dumber."
"OI! SANJI! FOOD!" Luffy's yell came from above, and to everyone else's dismay, it sounded like he was about to fall right on top of them. "FOOOOOD!" Luffy repeated before landing on top of Usopp.
"Ouch. I guess today isn't Usopp's day, huh?" Franky let out a small laugh and brought a giant hand to the back of his neck. "Sucks to be so feeble."
"I'M NOT FEEBLE!" Usopp yelled, bolting upright and causing Luffy to roll off of him. Robin chuckled in response. "I guess Usopp isn't as feeble as we think."
Luffy jumped up into a standing position and thrust his fists in the air. "Okay! Food time! Sanji, let's go!" He then jumped from side to side, clapping his hands as if that was going to get Sanji to begin preparing a meal. Sanji glared at Luffy for a few solid seconds as the energetic captain continued to jump around like an ape. "Luffy," Sanji spoke slowly, putting his hands into his pockets, "I hope you realize that if you keep acting like an animal, you'll starve." Luffy gasped. "You can't let me starve! I'm the captain! That's putiny!" Luffy frowned and put his hands on his hips.
"I think the word you're looking for is 'mutiny', pal," Usopp whispered from his seated position.
"That's mutiny!" Luffy repeated. Sanji shook his head and chukled before turning on his heels and walking into the kitchen.
After Sanji vanished into his natural habitat, Luffy turned to Nami. "Nami, where's the next island?" he questioned, craning his head to get a glimpse at the Log Pose that sat on her wrist. Nami looked down at it. "Well, we should be approaching one soon. Once we land there, we can stock up on a lot." Luffy pouted. "I don't want to stock up on things, I wanna fight!" He then threw an air punch. Nami raised a brow. "Oh? If you don't want to stock up that means that there won't be enough food-"
"YOSH! WE'RE STOCKING UP!" Luffy yelled.
"Anywho," Nami started as she looked around the ship, "what'd you do with Chopper?"
"Oh, Chopper? I think he flew into the training room," Luffy responded, looking up at the training room towering above them.
"Oh, great, you killed our doctor," Nami muttered.
"Actually, our doctor basically killed me," a husky voice came from the stairs leading to the main deck. Roronoa Zoro slowly made his way down the stairs with a frightened Chopper gripping onto his head.
"Zoro! Nice hat!" Franky complimented with a snicker. Zoro reached the bottom step and shot Franky a mean glare. Then, he turned to Luffy. "I was just minding my own business, and then Chopper comes crashing through the window and into my equipment, as I was using it. It all fell on me." He inched closer to Luffy, a sinister look upon his face. "You wouldn't have anything to do with that, would you?"
Luffy scrunched his face up with what seemed like discomfort. Then, he burst out into a fit of laughter. "You look so dumb!"
"I'm gonna slice the hell out of you!" Zoro yelled, reaching for one of the three swords that rested by his side.
"Save the violence for after lunch, dumbass," Sanji called from the floor above. "It's lunch time, so everyone come and eat your hearts out!"
"Sweet!" Luffy smiled and slung himself up to where Sanji stood and then proceeded to run into the kitchen. Sanji propped himself up on an elbow on the railing. "The rest of you should probably make an effort to get in the kitchen within the next ten seconds," he exhaled a cloud of smoke, "or else there'll be nothing left."
With that being said, the rest of the Straw Hat Pirates made their way into the kitchen to partake in a hell-like ordeal known as "eating". Zoro angrily sat himself down with Chopper still attached to his head. He then crossed his muscular arms and stared off at the wall. Seeing such a funny thing, Robin chuckled a good bit from across the table. Zoro brought his eyes to her and raised a brow. "Eh? You find something funny?" Zoro questioned. "Yes, actually," Robin answered with an amused smile on her face. "Wow, Zoro, that look really suits you. I'm surprised women haven't thrown themselves at you yet. Unfortunately, I think your face is keeping that from happening, you look like a constipated grandpa," Sanji said from behind Robin's shoulder as he poured her a cup of coffee. Zoro stood up from his seat and gave the swirly-brow cook a death glare. "What'd you say, Ero-Cook? You wanna fight?"
"Tch, as if. You're too constipated to fight anyone," Sanji shrugged and walked over to Nami's spot and poured a drink in her cup.
"EH?!" Zoro yelled and practically hurdled over the table to attack Sanji. A mass of feet and swords seemed to fill up the room. Profanities were exchanged, and Chopper finally leaped off of Zoro's head to safety--Usopp's head.
"KNOCK IT OFF, MORONS!" Nami's fists of fury made contact with the heads of the arguing men, causing them to fall flat on their faces.
"I...felt the love in that one...!" Sanji's muffled voice swooned from the floor.
"Witch..." Zoro muttered.
"Honestly," Nami let out a sigh, "we can never have a normal meal on this ship."
Zoro stood up from the floor and brushed himself off, a visible bump protruding from his head. "I'm just gonna take this," he grabbed a bottle of sake and exited the dining hall.
"Thank God he's gone," Sanji said, standing up next. He adjusted his messed up tie and smoothed down his suit. "Anyway, anyone else need anything?"
"I need someone to get Chopper off of my head," Usopp mumbled.
"You're asking too much of my abilities. Do it yourself," Sanji waved his hand and took his place behind the counter. Moments later, Zoro strolled back into the room. "Island."
"What?" Nami looked at him.
Zoro sighed. "Island." He sculpted the shape of an island with his hands. "We." He motioned to everyone in the room. "Approaching." He then marched in place.
Nami's fist made contact with Zoro's head for the second time today. "Don't treat me like I'm an idiot, asshole!" she hollered.
Luffy jumped up from his seat. "Island? LET'S GO!" he sprinted out of the room and onto the deck of the Sunny, the rest of the crew slowly following. "Where, where, where?" Luffy looked left and right a few times before hopping over the railing and sprinting over to the figurehead of the ship. He sat himself down abruptly and narrowed his eyes. Sure enough, an island sat before him. "Sweet!" Luffy cheered. "This looks like one hell of an adventure!" he added.
"I've got an uneasy feeling about this..." Usopp muttered as he glanced at the island. He gulped. Nami flicked him in the back of the head. "You say that about every island, Usopp."
Usopp crossed his arms and frowned. "No, but I'm serious this time. Look how gloomy it is." He pointed at the island, and Nami's eyes followed his gesture. "Ah," she spoke. "You're right, it does look a bit eerie."
The tall skeleton standing next to the two shuddered immensely. "Oh, my." He sighed.
Usopp looked up at the musician. "Oi, what's your problem?" he asked. "Are you starting to develop the 'I-Can't-Go-On-This-Island-Because-I'll-Die' Disease too?"
Brook chuckled. "Not quite. This island just gives me strange vibes...it's dark and gloomy just like Thriller Bark was." Nami tipped her head and took another look at the island. "Yeah, Brook's right. It's giving me the feeling of Thriller Bark, too." Chopper clung to Usopp's leg this time and shivered. "Ugh, thinking about Thriller Bark makes me queasy."
Franky chuckled and walked over to the wheel of the ship. "Oh well. Let's just anchor Sunny somewhere and make a super game plan!"
"HELLOOOO! WE HAVE ARRIVED!" Luffy yelled as he hopped on the land. Usopp slapped him on the shoulder. "Shut up, you moron! What if there are enemies on the island?! They'll come after us if you keep at it!"
Luffy crossed his arms over his chest. "Yosh! I'm gonna go find a restaurant." He began walking off, ignoring Usopp's comment, until Nami landed a blow on his head. "Don't be stupid, we've got to stay together!" Luffy rubbed his head and whined. "That's not fun. None of you guys'll let me go to a restaurant!" he protested.
"Luffy, I don't think you need to worry about restaurants here," Zoro said, looking around. "By the looks of it, this place is completely abandoned. No sign of anything."
Luffy looked around as well. "Dammit." He sighed. "Oh, well. Maybe that huge castle over there has good food!" A string of drool formed at the thought of exquisite food from a castle.
"Castle?" Nami clapped her hands together. "You know what that means!"
"It means delicious food!" Luffy cried.
"It means a beautiful princess!" Sanji swooned.
"It means big scary guards that'll try to kill us!" Usopp complained.
"How dumb are you guys?" Nami scolded. "It means big bucks. Let's go loot it!" She threw her hands up in the air.
"Shouldn't we like, you know, get into groups first? That way it'll be easier to inspect the island and whatnot," Franky suggested. Nami dropped her hands by her sides and nodded. "Right, right. Okay, first group will be Brook, Franky, and Robin. Second group will be Sanji, Chopper, and Zoro-"
"Why am I stuck with the dartboard?!" Zoro protested.
"Why am I stuck with the Marimo?!" Sanji did the same.
"Aww, Usopp and I are with Nami? We want Zoro! He's hysterical!" Luffy said.
Nami glared at him. "HOW?!"
Usopp cleared his throat. "Because of his sad sense of direction." He then jumped to hide behind Franky as Zoro shot him an unpleasant stare. "Scary..." he whispered, clinging to Franky's arm.
Sanji pulled Usopp out from behind Franky and kicked him and Luffy in the head. "Never reject a woman from anything," he growled.
"So that means Chopper and I can reject you, since you're not a woman. Great, let's get going, Chopper," Zoro stated as he turned to walk away. Sanji gritted his teeth. "NO WAY!" he responded. Nami raised her fists, stopping Zoro and Sanji from getting into another argument. "Don't you start."
Luffy jumped up, recovered from Sanji's kick. "Okay, guys! We'll meet back here in five hours, got it?"
"Yeah!" The crew responded. With that being said, the groups split up to explore the mysteries of Nimbasa Island.