In most mermaid stories people think of "The Little Mermaid". They say that "the Little Mermaid" goes to a seawitch to grant her wish. To have legs and fall in love with the prince.
Although Mermaids bring men to their underwater kingdoms, they tend to kill them most of the time. The story starts like this:
In the legends of Merlin and King Arthur, they both have one thing in common: the lady of the lake. Though she was named that title she also has a name. Sirena. (Siren: "Homers Odyssey) was orignaly enforced.
In the lake Sirena met a young man she admired and loved. He was lovely and adored by her in which she spoke to him and found the truth about her. On a moonlight night Sirena turns back into a mermaid and wanted to tell everything about herself to him. She did. Then she explained to him that she could never die that she was immortal. He was surprised as she explained more. She told him that the water was drinkable to have immortality.
After she told him what he was, he gathered his friends telling them they can live forever. Although she told him this he took advantage of her but still loved her with all his heart. Jealous of his long and slender legs she had told him that she loved him more than anything that she agreed to let them drink.
That midnight he went out fighting the saxans in England when he was injured near death. She heard his cry and cried out to him and her sisters to help her. They all agreed to let him spend eternity with her though he took advantage of them. As he went back to the lake she let him drink and although decieved she made him immortal so they could
:Live eternaly immortal star-crossed lover forever.