Let’s go to the Devils Triangle to prove independence? What the hell was I thinking? It was like a massive wall of thunder and lightning in front of me, all I was going to do was go in and then out, that was the plan, I had to prove I wasn't fifteen anymore and my mother and father could get off my back!
I glance back to the boat a few yards away and cringe at the sight of my parents bundled up and my brother leaning against the cabin his arms crossed with a smug look on his face. I could do this, they think I can’t! I turn back to the very menacing wall of the triangle and frown, I was going to die to prove a point.
I pulled the wet suit zipper up, just have to swim out and come back that's all I had to do.
“Chickening out sis?” My brothers voice rang annoyingly over the radio
“No” I snapped back
I pulled the wet suit hood up and tucked in my massive amount of wavy brown hair into it and took a deep breath and I slipped on the water shoes and looked over the edge of the dingy I was in, and swallowed hard my mouth dry from fear.
“Oh pull yourself together Isabella Cruz you have been in the water all your life!” i muttered to myself
“better get going sis it’s going to get dark” Zack’s voice was cutting through my last nerve but I ignored it and dove into the water, the cool water soaked into the wet suit and I swam towards the storm.
“Isabella come sit for a story” My grandmamma cooed, I walked over to her and she pulled me onto her lap.
“What story?” I asked as I laced my little fingers through her silky grey hair
“the story of the sirens” She said matter of factly and I smiled I loved this story, it was romantic
“Tell tell grandmamma” I said impatiently for her to start
“It was almost fifty years ago now, I swam out to the center of the Devils triangle, I had a point to prove to your old grandpapa, that there wasn't anything to be scared of that the myths were just that”
“what happened!” I said excitedly even know I knew what was going to happen
“I swam for a long time my arms were tired the water was cold, the storm enclosed the triangle quickly I had lost my way, so I did the only sensible thing, I laid on my back and floated hoping the water would push me out the right way”
“then what then what!” I clapped as the most exciting thing was about to happen
“then out of the corner of my eye I saw a flash of skin, skin of a god it was tanned and seemed to almost glow as it came closer, I realized it was a man, the most handsom man I had ever seen, I reached out to touch the marble plains of his chest, just a touch and I would stop, he reached out and grabbed my hand before I could touch him”
“Oh grandmamma what next!” I squealed
“then the man pulled me in and kissed me” she started kissing my cheeks and head and tickling me
“the best part come on tell it!” I squealed as she continued to tickle me
“I looked at him in the face raised my hand and slapped him across the face and told him I was already married to a lovely man and I need to get back to him!” she rushed out the rest and I laughed as she wrapped her arms around me.
Myth, that was all that was in the triangle myths and legends that were not true.
I swam and the rain was heavy the waves large and my arms and legs were already tired from swimming, I turned to go back to the dingy, I had gone in now time to leave when a wave crashed on top of my pushing me deep under the water and knocking the air from my lungs, the under tow pulling me up fast as letting me get a quick breath in before the next wave crashed sending me further, deeper into the water and I inhaled water my lungs screaming for air as I coughed sucking in more water, my vision was becoming spotty as I tried swimming to the surface a little bit of air that's all I needed, my hands broke the surface and I sucked in air as fast as I could before I was bombarded with yet another wave. It hit hard and the water dragged me back under I was too deep I knew that starring out all around me was black... except for the illuminated shape coming towards me, but my vision blurred and everything went black.