Once, Hope Payne was a mermaid, performing at the local theme park and captivating audiences young and old. Today, she's married to a pragmatic marine biologist who has filled the pool in their backyard with flounder for a special study. Before he begins, the fish vanish echoing a loss Hope alone can understand. She senses there's something underwater, something alive and hungry for more.
Posted on Wednesday, April 18 2018