The fish soon realize that human thought dances across the wire, and they seek to destroy it out of fear—humans and fish, after all, share a long history of nets and hooks.
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The Weeping Woman
In Ancient Greece, it was women’s responsibility to grieve. They lead the prothesis, chanting funeral dirges and pulling at their hair.
He made his choice. He still speaks, still lives.
He rarely spoke, and never revealed his identity or the reason for his endless trek.
To Take a Woman’s Voice
Because she cannot speak, the prince views her as a favorite pet
Is This the Real Life?
It’s a clear case of alternative facts over objective reality
What Doesn’t Kill You…
“Comprachicos” … alter the physical appearance of children as one would tend a bonsai tree
Merpeople & the Danger of Men
She becomes endangered when an obsessed scientist starts tracking her, determined to prove that mermaids exist.
A Serpent in Human Shape
The principal villains for the first eight seasons are the Goa’uld, parasitic alien snakes
Fairy-Tale Files: How Loneliness Hurts
Is loneliness worth it, then, if it sometimes leads to great works of art?”