You’re a (evil elf) Merman. It’s literally impossible for you to drown.
You’re a disgrace to the Merpeople. Shame on you.
If he pretended to drown on purpose just so others would suffer I might give him a few extra ounces of respect.
But he still deserves that fried fish stick smell from his tan. Such dastardly deeds should not go unpunished. There are others far more deserving of rescue than fried filet o’ fish such as he.