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confided in Grimsby that day. He was gravely disturbed at the news.
But how could Ariel in her state ever even hope to save Eric. And
has Aquata pointed out to Ariel, Eric might already be lost. He was
sympathetic, but advised her to let Eric go because the kingdom could
not afford to louse the child has well. That a rescue attempt would
be just be to dangerous under the present circumstance. But once the child
was born then she would be free to try. However Ariel was going with or
with out him, and the old adviser relented for in his heart he hoped she
Sharkanians acted has guards and spies for Dawn. Ariel
feared they were watching the harbor. So that very evening the two
were in a royal coach heading for the border, and a large sea port where
a ship could be hired to carry them too a small Island in the Mediterranean
Sea. Their on its southern cost was the temple of Poseidon.
Even at that time only a few broken column still stood, and no one remembered
who the place was dedicated too.
ship made her sick, and she welcomed the morning when the island came into
view, but it would be evening before they reached the southern coast and
set her and Grimsby ashore by long boat. They walked a long distance
together, and she told Grimsby that if Poseidon wouldn't let her return
to give Eric this letter, and she handed a large envelope to him. She ask
the old advisor to wait at the edge of a small grove of trees not far from
the ruined temple. Going on alone she walked slowly on the
broken stone floor of the palace. A small round basin was carved
into the stone pavement, their she pored a small pitcher of sea water into
it. Around the rim she spread garland, and salt. Keeling down
she began to beat her chest and greave. All her heart went out has
tears fell like a river into the small pool of water. Has she wailed
the sea began to grow agitated. Soon the sky darkened and a great
water spout descended from the sky. The sailors many miles away were
in great dread, and begged the captain to sail away for surly the sea gods
were angry that they had come their.