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“The ocean has a voice, one that haunts me with its music every moment I’m awake. Even in my dreams it tugs on me, building the ache inside my bones until I can’t ignore who I am. My mother says the water is dangerous, that beyond the innocent whitecaps they’re waiting, but I never hear her over the call of the sea.”  Tabi Card, Mersong

Nightwish ruined my life » Favorite Mythological References [¾]: The Siren

↪ In Greek mythology, sirens are creatures known for luring sailors to their deaths using their irresistibly beautiful voices and music. Earlier they were most commonly represented as female birdlike creatures with human heads, only later being depicted as seductive women of great beauty. They are sometimes associated with Persephone, being called the Muses of the lower world. Walter Copland Perry observed: “Their song, though irresistibly sweet, was no less sad than sweet, and lapped both body and soul in a fatal lethargy, the forerunner of death and corruption.”

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captain swan au :: siren!emma

On his quest to find a way back to our world and restore Emma’s memories, Killian encounters a siren that takes the form of the person he loves the most. And in a moment of weakness and missing Emma; he gives in.