MOODBOARD: mermaids

“human?’ the girl cocked her head the other way. i caught a glimpse of pink gills under her chin. ‘my sisters told me stories of humans. they said they sometimes sing to them to lure them underwater.’ she grinned, showing off her sharp needle-teeth. 'i’ve been practicing. want to hear?”  (  julie kagawa, the iron king )


Decades ago, our ancestors realized that it is not just political ideology, religious belief, race, or nationalism that is to blame for a warring world. Rather, they determined that it was the fault of human personality - of humankind’s inclination towards evil, in whatever form that is. They divided into factions that sought to eradicate those qualities they believed responsible for the world’s disarray.”