The Stow Away
Melanie is a young mermaid, just turning into a woman, who is kicked out of her family for certain beliefs about humans. She now has no home, and no family. She later finds out she can have legs, but doesn't know she can only have them for a certain amount of time. After finding nowhere to live in the ocean, she ventures into the human world in hopes of finding a new home where she will be accepted. She finds the human world scary yet interesting at the same time, she lives there for weeks, without anyone finding out her secret, but that all changes. One day while walking through the small town she has come to love she walks into a young man, quite literally. Axton ends up spilling his drink on her and takes her to his home in hopes of making amends, as they do live in a small town and will bump into each other quite often. Lets not forget the fact that he finds her absolutely breathtakingly beautiful and enchanting. He ends up making amends as the Melanie is extremely forgiving and is curious about this handsome young man. They start to get to know each other better and soon fall in love, but Axton doesn't know about her secret. What happens when one day she turns back into her true form, and is dependent on Axton saving her? How is Axton going to react? Will he help her or leave and reject her like her family did only months ago?