I want someone to write a book where Mermaids are the women thrown off ships when the sailors got afraid because having a woman on the boat is bad luck. And as they sink to the bottom legs tied together they change slowly until they can breath, until they can use their tied up legs to swim. And they drown sailors in revenge, luring them in by singing in their husky voices still stinging from the salt water they breathed.
someone please write this
…totally hijacking this.
At the first sign of storms on the horizon, not a day after leaving port, the sailors all started eyeing her.
"Bad luck to have a woman aboard," one muttered, and Mr. Hartstrom, the man charged with seeing Rosie across the sea to her new home, nodded in agreement.