she opened her eyes, and gazed at the light dancing on the water's surface. I'm sinking,' she thought. 'Just like Nathaniel, but there'll be no merpeople to save me.' squeezing her eyes shut, Tia clutched the talisman on her necklace and wished with all her being that whatever happened, Nathaniel, Lyren, Edward, and Peony would be all right. tears stung her eyes as spots swam at the edges of her vision. she last thing she remembered was someone grabbing her waist and hauling her upward. . . .
Korean Illustrator Gives an Eastern Take on Western Folktales
Korean illustrator, Na Young Wu (also known as @00obsidian00 on Twitter), gives Western fairy tales a whimsical Eastern makeover ~ Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, Princess and the Frog, Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid, Little Red Riding Hood, Frozen, and Swan Princess.