the seemingly innocuous plecostomus though posthumous
1460 words of the unsalable mermaid story today. Unsalable, because it's insisting on being in second-person present tense. However, unsalable though it be, it's awful purty.
She's plain, with bland colorless hair to go with the transparent skin, but even stuffy and hoarse, her voice lifts the fine hairs on your nape like a breath.
Now if only this would give me a title.