For years, the Great Merfolk War raged beneath the oceans, with surface world being none the wiser about the conflict. Everything changed when a mermaid risked a dangerous journey to seek aid from humans. She became a boardwalk attraction, speaking to huge crowds from her tank about the need for military aid.
But they didn't do anything to stop the bounty hunter. He stomped to her tank in armored boots, and he grinned with a maw of shark's teeth when he saw her.
"This is an internal matter," he said before subduing her and carrying her back beneath the waves.
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Everyday DrabblesShort Story
A drabble is a very short story one hundred words long. No more, no less. They are designed for maximum impact in the least amount of space. For 2019, I'll be posting a drabble every day.