A mermaid tale

A short Mermaid tale by Becca Fox!!!๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’œ

Fan of the Fiction

In the spirit of challenging myself, I decided to write a short story about mermaids. I honestly donโ€™t know why I havenโ€™t used them in a story before now. I love fantasy and many of the fantasy โ€œmonsters.โ€ I do feel like mermaids are the more unexplored monster in modern fiction, but maybe thatโ€™s just because I havenโ€™t read or watched very many stories about mermaids. Iโ€™ve only ever seen them portrayed three ways:

As innocent and beautiful.

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As murderous and beautiful.

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As strange and mysterious.

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Even in this small pool of examples, these mermaids are as varied as the many stories about vampires, werewolves, and ghosts. It just serves as a reminder that anyone can adopt a mythical creature, use some of the basic legends recorded about them, then add random twists or facts, and make it work for their story. So thisโ€ฆ

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