Stone of Jade

United States

~ 17 she/her ~
Aspiring writer and artist. Completely awestruck by night skies. Apart of many, many fandoms ;) Reader, journaler, collector.
~ pilot pens and beat-up notebooks ~

Message to Readers

the deadline is drawing near!!!! Any last minute edits/feedback before I submit??

Creature of Fear

August 17, 2020

“It's caught in the net!” First-mate yelled. “Harder!”
    The crew yanked at the ropes, which seemed five times heavier than a normal load of fish. The men were exhausted, but their efforts soon paid off. The net flopped onto the deck as the crew stared wide-eyed at the ensnared creature: its gray skin, seaweed-like hair, and emerald scales shimmered in the sun.
    “That’s no fish..." 
    “We’ve brought the anger of Poseidon against us...”
    “WHAT. IS. THAT?!” Captain bellowed. Silence fell.
First-mate anxiously mopped his forehead as he stepped aside, revealing what lay behind him. His voice shook, "A mermaid.”
 

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4 Comments
  • wil

    Wow, this is really cool. I like how you put the mythology in there.


    12 months ago
  • CursiveLove

    I love how this is a story. Its a full round story and I love this!


    about 1 year ago
  • AbigailSauble

    I love mermaids! =D
    Hmm ... I think I see your love for fandoms peeking through here. ;)
    This ends on a great, suspenseful note! Well done!
    Keep on! God bless!


    about 1 year ago
  • amazing grace

    reply: Any of my pieces will do. Thanks!


    about 1 year ago