OPEN WATER

Chapter 3

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The brothers stared in stunned silence as the water was broken, not by a menacing fin, but by a beautiful face with sparkling emerald eyes and glistening chestnut hair clinging wetly to slender shoulders.

A mischievious giggle rang out as the mermaid's silvery fishtail slapped the turquoise ocean.

"I can transport you both back to safety," she began in a tinkling, musical voice.

"But first," she continued, tracing a teasing fingertip along Dean's jawline; "would you like me to demonstrate why you really don't need to hunt mermaids?"

Glancing at his gaping brother, Dean beamed; "oh man, I LOVE being shipwrecked!"

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