Every baby is killed beneath the waves--with one exception. The one-hundred thousandth lives. HIGHEST RANKING IN FANTASY: #1 HIT 1MILL READS ON MAY 28, 2016! Thanks to everyone who read, are reading, and have read! If you're wanting a happy fairytale, keep scrolling. This isn't the story for you. But if you're looking for a mythical story filled with dystopia and magic, both dark and light, keep reading. ~ Watty Award Winner 2015: Best Use of Visuals ~ ~ Available to buy on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kindle, etc. now! ~ A long time ago, 1 in every 100,000 children born from a human was a mermaid. But now mermaids are the only ones that can survive in this flooded world. The human children, the one-hundreds, are placed on the "islands" poking up over the sea. The humans that live through Mother Nature's fury have created Tribes, created rules. One of these rules is to not go near the water, to not touch it. And then there's a girl who lives to be sixteen, who goes and touches the water. Who begins to show symptoms of something half-human. Symptoms of a mermaid. These symptoms have drawn something out from the depths of the woods, from the darkness of the sea... And it's out to get this girl that's growing scales. The One-Hundred in the midst of one-hundreds. Cressa-la. Gifted and spared. Will she be so lucky again? ~ Trailer inside ~ COMPLETE NOT OPEN FOR CRITICISM. EVER. OR FIXING. EVER. The actual book is completely edited. This version is not.