Let the sea in, they said, and it would become all you would ever know.
Alone in the darkness, it was easy to pretend that he was beside her. He opened his eyes, blinked against the sting of salt and tried to find the stars the Gods had left in her eyes…
But the night was black and all he could do was breathe water and fall further into the sea.
(Continuation of an older mix on my old account)