When Thalassa’s Children — the mer-like, genderless protectors of the ocean — experience the trapped and suffocating death of one of their own, a single member chooses to take action. Against the wishes of the collective mind.
But can a lone mer ever hope to convince the humans of what they have done to the ocean, in a language they will understand?
And will it be worth losing everything?
“Inventive, heartbreaking, and wholly original.” — Kristine Kathryn Rush, Bestselling Author
“Alexandra’s story is one of hard choices at every turn, and also dealing with the results of those choices…and I certainly hope is the first of many stories we’ll see by her in the future.” — John Helfers, Editor, No Humans Allowed
“The story makes an interesting twist that highlights the dangers of limited understanding and self-referentiality…the author shows surprising subtlety, especially in the final third of the story.” — Tangent Online