June 3 Katherine stood beside Allen in her wedding dress and heard the minister pronounce them man and wife. Renna, Lacy, Maria, and a young cousin named Katelyn stood by as her bridesmaids, and Kenneth, an old friend of Allen’s from college, was the best man. Allen’s sister Cherise was in the audience, sitting with […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 16"
May 12 Carlos twisted one of his rings around his finger as he waited for the knock on the door. He eyed the two chairs in the dingy little office, but decided they were both too dirty to sit on. It wouldn’t do to stain his expensively-tailored pants. Finally the knock came, and Carlos unlocked […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 15"
May 1 Sunday was Opening Day at the aquarium, so Katherine had a quick breakfast with her mom and then headed off to get ready for her part. When she arrived at work, she was surprised to find the front door open. Behind the reception desk sat a large, muscular man with a crew cut. […]Read more "The Mermaid Experience – Chapter 14"