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Written by Hossana Isaac O.
Mother: we have to go to Neptune City today
Me: what? Today? But, I’m supposed to start the wedding arrangement today
Mother : I know, that’s why we have to go today since what you have to do is not much.
Me: why don’t we just go after the wedding
Mother: the wedding is a month from now and after the wedding, you still have to go for your honeymoon. Neptune City is dying, their lives are at stake
Me: gosh, I didn’t even think of that. Let me get Rainbow
I went to the telephone and called her
She came minutes later
Rainbow : I’m here
Me: we have to go to Neptune City
Rainbow : really? Yay!
She hugged me
Mother: you’re not going there to play okay, it’s for serious business
Rainbow : to restore it right?
Audrey and Cindy walked in with big plastic bags
Rainbow : what is all that?
Cindy : the bride’s maid dresses. We couldn’t pick the right one so we brought them all here
Rainbow : whoah let me see them
Me: Rain, when we get back we’ll see them
Audrey: are you going somewhere?
Cindy : is it shopping? Please let me follow you
Me: no it’s Neptune City
Cindy: you want to invite mermaids and mermen to your wedding?
Me: hahaha, no….
Mother: it wouldn’t be so bad if Kyl came for your wedding. You’re her daughter as much as you are mine
Rainbow : yay! Mother’s coming… Mother’s coming….
She hugged me and I laughed
Rainbow : Jace too, Jace has to come
Me : okay, Jace will come if he has his pearl bracelet
Mother : no need for that. You can make him have legs
Me: ohh, I forgot
Audrey: wait…. You can make him have legs?
Me: yeah, my new powers
Cindy : Audrey, it seems you’re thinking what I’m thinking
Audrey: I think I’m thinking what you’re thinking
Cindy : I think you think you’re thinking what I’m thinking
Me: okaaayy just tell me the thinking already
Audrey : if you can make him have legs, you can make us have tails
Rainbow : is that possible?
Mother: it is but….
Audrey: no no no please no buts
Cindy: pleaseee let us follow you to Neptune City pleaseee
Mother: okay you’ll follow us
The four of us jumped up
Then we began to laugh
Mother: but we have to leave now
Audrey : I’ll drive us to the bay
Cindy : yay! She’s driving
We got to the bay and made the guards to go back to the castle
They were ordered to follow Blue around by the king.
We entered in and hid behind the rocky waters
Blue : ready, set, go!
We dived into the water and immediately we all transformed
Cindy : OMG OMG OMG I’m a mermaid, I’m a mermaid, I can breathe underwater, I can breathe underwater
Audrey: oh my, oh my. This is so awesome
The two newbies held hands and began to swim around laughing and giggling
Mother: we are not so far from the shore yet so keep it down
Then they relaxed though they were still bubbling with excitement
Cindy had a silver-like tail and Audrey was aqua green.
Cindy : you’re the most beautiful mermaid here Blue
She swam round Blue then hugged her
Audrey: I love this hair, it’s so awesomely awesome
Mother: we have a long way to go. So let’s start swimming
Mother took the lead and we followed suit, swimming fast
Blue : why are you silent and moody?
Me: I’m nervous
Blue : about what
Me: I’m happy that I’m going to see mother and that everything will be okay soon. But I’m nervous because of Jace
Cindy : mother said Jace was okay
She held my hand as we swam
Me: I know but…
Blue : he’ll still love you. I’m sure of it
Audrey: I’m sure of it too, Jace will still like like you
I smiled happily
Cindy : I can’t wait to see you too hug and kiss
We all laughed and I heaved a sigh of relief
Jace jerked up from his bed in the sick bay and swam out
His mother the queen was swimming to see him
He looked up and saw her
Queen: it’s a miracle, you stood up by yourself
He smiled and hugged her
He had come to love the queen so much
Jace: I just feel strong all of a sudden
Queen: it’s a good omen. Should we stay outside here
He nodded and they sat on a rock together
Queen: you must be hungry. Have some fish and veggies
Jace took them and just then ma’am Kyl swam out
Queen: Kyl? Oh my goodness, this is indeed a miracle
She ran up and hugged her
Queen : you stood up too
Kyl : I just feel healthy and strong
Queen : this is a sign that liberation has finally come
They swam inside to see if the others too were a bit stronger and in deed they were.
Some who couldn’t sit up were sitting while some even got down from the bed
Queen: we’re finally getting liberated
The two went to the inner bay where the king was.
His eyes couldn’t open and he was under strict security and care
She held his hand
King: Anna, I feel really strong
Queen: there’s a strong healthy force today. Everyone is getting better
King: the legends always has unique mermaid in 500 years each that can help with anything. Please, check through all our maidens, if there is anyone with a difference
Just then, there was a noise outside
Queen: what’s that?
Kyl : let’s check
They swam outside and saw that everyone in the hall were outside shouting
But it wasn’t a shout of terro this time
It was jubilant
They rushed outside and saw a crowd
Because she was the queen, everyone made way and she swam to the front with Kyl
She stopped when she saw five mermaids
She recognized only one which was ma’am Nina
Nina : queen… Kyl…
She swam and hugged them both
Kyl didn’t see Rainbow yet because she was hugging Jace and she didn’t recognize the other three mermaids.
Kyl: is that Blue over there?
She said after disengaging from the hug
Nina: I brought someone you need to see
Rainbow : mother!
She looked immediately and leaped up
Mother and daughter ran into a hug
Everyone began to cheer
People who knew Blue, especially her mates ran to hug her
Each person was asking her why she looked different.
But one strange thing was happening, anyone who moved few metres close to Blue will be in a different energy level
There was a vast difference between the two places
The other place was like hell, with a bad aura and energy around it but the one of Blue was chilling and healthy
Everyone noticed it.
When most of the excitement cooled down, Nina explained to them all everything that happened
How they went to live in the human world and how they met Rainbow who became a human princess
She also talked about the Prince and Blue’s marriage to him.
But she excluded every bad thing that happened
She only said they went through a tough time
The king came out with his eyes opened
Everyone was surprised
His queen hugged him happily
He then looked over at Blue and her mother
King: on behalf of everyone here and those that didn’t survive this epidemic, I want to apologize to you and your daughter over our in-attitude towards you.
You were our own but you were rejected by us
We are deeply sorry for treating you wrongly
Nina: apology accepted my king, we still hold Neptune City in high esteem and have forgiven you a long time ago
Everyone cheered happily
Queen: Blue, are you the unique mermaid?
Nina held her hand and brought her forward
Nina: a week ago, we noticed that Blue had extra powers and that her look underwater has changed. I looked into the legends and found out that she was really special.
She is the solution to our problems
She can help us
Everyone began to mutter things among themselves
Blue : I am very willing to help us get out of this evil vicinity that has brought us so much pain.
If you permit me, I am willing to help
Then she bowed with her mother
King: help us please
Then everyone cheered and clapped
Blue sighed and closed her eyes
Then slowly and quietly, a bright blue light began to radiate from her
The light began to diffuse
And everywhere it went around the kingdom, the colors changed from it’s faded look to the bright colors
Flowers began to bud and open up
Fishes began to come back
Trees and plants and bushes were beginning to come forth again.
Everything was changing
Even the unhealthy people were stronger and stronger
Everyone knew the bad force was gone.
Then the light stopped
Everything looked new
It was like a new place
So beautiful and looking untouched
The former city was nothing compared to the new one
Suddenly everyone began to cheer
They were all shouting and swimming about happily
Jace carried Rainbow up and swam in a circle with her
Cindy and Audrey were even part of the jubilation
The joy and gladness was everywhere and it intoxicated everyone
Everyone ran about the large place with laughter everywhere
Little mer-beings were all over the place playing and laughing
Blue was so happy
Everything was perfect
She sighed and began to swim about making different houses in convenient places
Within minutes, about fifty houses were already created.
The houses were big and of different designs
She moved to where the castle used to be
She closed her eyes and lifted up her hands.
A huge building began to form.
A magnificent golden castle with gems studded in
Beautiful corrals hung from it and they sparkled
Everyone shouted with joy
They all began to cheer her name
Cindy and Rainbow took the lead
After that, everyone began to pick houses of their choice
There was enough beautiful houses for everyone
Jace: guess what
He was holding Rainbow’s hand
Rainbow : what?
Jace: I’m a prince
Rainbow : a prince?
Queen: yes, he’s my son
Rainbow : but how? I thought you were…
Jace: it’s a long story
She smiled and he smiled back
Jace: so do you still like like me?
Rainbow : yes, I do. I really do
Jace: I’m sorry but I really don’t like like you anymore
Her heart dropped
Rainbow : what? You don’t?
She almost began to cry
Jace: I love love you now
Her heart came back and she screamed and hugged him
He laughed happily as he held her tight.
They went into the castle together to check it out
Later in the evening, everyone assembled inside the ball room
King: folks of Neptune City. Today is the greatest and happiest day in all of history. Every year we will commemorate this day as Blue’s Day.
They shall be jubilation for as long as this city exist.
And from today henceforth, they shall be no more differentiation of our people
Everyone will live together as one
No more high class villa or average villa
We are all one!
All the people cheered and the celebration began
Children crowed around Blue and she gave each of them a hug and a little Blue flower
That night was very jubilant and Blue wished her Prince had come with her