Once, we walked on the land with them, treated almost as equals. That ‘almost’ gave a fierce sting.

When the time came, we chose the Dolphins, — they understood more than man ever could.

We were no match for a sharp blade, or machine gun fire and soon the sea ran deepest red with shared bloodshed.

Tossed into that gaping wound like we were toxic waste; we evolved, twisted and unnatural creatures of the sea.

Now, we wait for men to fall unsuspecting onto our rocks, seducing only those whose reality is distorted enough for them not to notice our tails.

Artistic style image of the ocean

Want to read more?

If you’re interested in reading more flash or short fiction:

5 minutes short stories

A guy realising the meaning of life is the game of tiddlywinks.

10 minute stories

Clarice is trapped inside a garden party, when all she wants to do is escape from this life and become a bloodthirsty pirate. That’s until a murder gets in the way of her plans.

A little more time to spare

A three part urban fantasy romance about a werewolf and water-nymph in “The Woman By The Lake”:

Geraint is miserable, until one day when the mysterious Lila comes into his life, with her beautiful brown eyes and the faint aroma of wet dog. But is she all that she seems? And will embroiling himself in her life introduce him to a whole new, dangerous world. 

Psychology stuff

Or, if you’re interested in the psychology of social media, you might want to take a look at my other posts on social influence and social media. Or how reading reviews might change your opinions before you know what they are.