stardust in his skin - Rethira - Original Work [Archive of Our Own]
The merman comes on the fourth day. He swims lazily, close to the coast. His tail parts the water every so often, but even without that, you'd know what he was. Purple striped spines fan around his head. He flaps fins where his ears should be, and there's webbing between his fingers.
stardust in his skin
He calls you into the sea.