Mermaids are mythical creatures who have be depicted throughout history in various ways. The poem called Die Loreley by Heinrich Heine is about a siren who lures sailors on their ships to crash on the rocks and die. It is set on the beautiful Rehin River in Germany where Goethe made his journey in 1774, starting the Age of Romanticism.
There are a lot of stories out there about beautiful, malicious, predatory, mythical creatures like mermaids. The modern mermaids on “Pirates of the Caribbean 4” are mysterious and like sharks and go on a human feeding frenzy at the smell of blood.
These tales all make for great adventure stories!