Winter Mermaids: Chapter 3: Secrets
A breeze blew through the moonlit forest. Zoey, Waverlee, Crystal, and Jio were inside playing on the iPad, lying in the floor. It was the next day, and their cousins would be there any minute. There was a knock on the door, and Zoey stood up.
“I’ll get it,” Zoey said.
Zoey walked over to the door and opened it. Destin and Serena, her cousins, were waiting. Destin was holding Serena. Waverlee, Crystal, and Jio joined them in front of the Christmas tree.
Destin set Serena down and began to talk to Jio. Zoey spotted a blue stone in Destin’s hand. Zoey pulled Waverlee and Crystal off to the side.
“Destin has a stone like ours,” Zoey said.
“He’s never told us about it,” Crystal said.
“I know, but we’ll have to make sure before we ask him,” Zoey said.
Zoey turned to Waverlee.
“Waverlee, you can control water, right,” Zoey asked.
“Yeah,” Waverlee replied.
“When we go into the kitchen to eat,