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She threw herself into the sea, expecting to turn into bubbling foam. Then somebody jumps in after her. A retelling of The Little Mermaid, with a twist.

Tales Retold šŸ–¤ Little Mermaid

She could not bring herself to plunge the dagger through the prince's heart.

She could not bring herself to plunge the dagger through the prince's heart. She could not bear to make the princess, who had only ever been kind to her, a widow.

So, accepting her fate, she clambered over the ship's railing and looked out at the blue sea.

So, accepting her fate, she clambered over the ship's railing and looked out at the blue sea. She took one last breath before stepping off and plunging feet-first into the water.

As the waves rolled over her head, she closed her eyes and waited to turn into foam.

As the waves rolled over her head, she closed her eyes and waited to turn into foam. Then she heard a loud splash, caused by someone who had jumped in after her.

Once the bubbles disappeared, the little mermaid discovered who had followed her in.

Once the bubbles disappeared, the little mermaid discovered who had followed her in. Lo and behold, the ship captain was swimming towards her, his hand outstretched.

Too shocked by his rescue, she allowed him to grab her waist and drag her to the surface.

Too shocked by his rescue, she allowed him to grab her waist and drag her to the surface. She was carried and lifted onto a boulder that jutted out close to the shore.

To her surprise, the ship captain held her close and told her how scared he had been.

To her surprise, the ship captain held her close and told her how scared he had been. He had seen her jump from the ship, and he'd acted on instinct so he wouldn't lose her.

Since the prince first brought her to the palace, the captain had been watching her.

Since the prince first brought her to the palace, the captain had been watching her. Hoping, praying, waiting for the chance to speak to her and get to know her.

She never knew, because she had been pining for a man already in love with someone else.

She never knew, because she had been pining for a man already in love with someone else. She had been wasting away for the love of a prince, when all along her true king was here.

The ship captain declared his intention to wait for her, or to be her friend at least.

The ship captain declared his intention to wait for her, or to be her friend at least And in doing so, he gave her a part of his soul, which would make her forever human.

Overtime, the loyal captain and the once little mermaid fell in love and married.

They sailed the seven seas when they could, and when they could not, they watched the blazing sunset from the shore.

END Thank you for reading! I hope you liked the drawings for this story. I'll be posting a few more of these later on, so please stay tuned. Have a great day/night! šŸ–¤ Ann Sepino (annsepino.mystrikingly.com)

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