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A legendary sea creature having the head and upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish. Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, including the Near East, Europe, Africa and Asia. The first stories appeared in ancient Assyria, in which the goddess Atargatis transformed herself into a mermaid out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover.
“ The mermaid is an archetypal image that represents a woman who is at ease in the great waters of life, the waters of emotion and sexuality. She shows us how to embrace our instinctive sexuality and sensuality so that we can affirm the essence of our feminine nature, the wisdom of our bodies, and the playfulness of our spirits. She symbolizes our connection with our deepest instinctive feelings, our wild and untamed animal nature that exists below the surface of outward personalities. She is able ...more ”
Deep beneath the sea lie mysteries most dare not try to comprehend. Mermaids, Selkies, Sirens,…more
[close] Deep beneath the sea lie mysteries most dare not try to comprehend. Mermaids, Selkies, Sirens, even sea dragons, all make their home under the dark blue waves. But they're not the only dangers among the sea. Pirates, sailors, and adventurers all claim their spot on the open waters, searching for things only dreamers think to find. What path will you choose? This is an advanced sea fantasy roleplay group.
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A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent …more
[close] A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent Fear (A novel inspired by true crimes) by Lance & James Morcan. This group can also be an intersection of sorts where Deaf and hearing people can engage and learn from each other.
1,021 members, last active 2 months ago
Welcome to Windlow Academy, An international academy situated on the Southern Coast of Italy i…more
[close] Welcome to Windlow Academy, An international academy situated on the Southern Coast of Italy in a little known town Tropea. The students spend their days either in class or during their free's lazing on the beach. Some teachers even take their classes down to the beach and have lessons out doors. But apart from that it seems to be a normal school- wrong. Over the years there have been mysterious drowning's and mysterious rescues that have confounded the authorities. What was happening here? Day's before these drowning's there have been sightings of mysterious half-human, half-fish creatures living in the water. Over the past few years these sightings have been more and more regular.
7 members, last active 6 years ago
This group was created by the author for fans of 'Mystic Tides' to discuss and ask questions abo…more
[close] This group was created by the author for fans of 'Mystic Tides' to discuss and ask questions about their favorite parts and characters.
2 members, last active 3 years ago
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