The art accompanies the original fiction Men Who Wish to Drown" by Elizabeth Fama for Tor.com. Set in the late 1800s in New England. This deathbed letter from a great-grandfather to his great-grandson is cited as the only extant firsthand record of a mermaid encounter in New England waters. Man tries to drown, mermaid saves him, he must return to the world of men." Acrylic, digital.