The infant’s eyes were wide, and panicked. The midwife then realized that there were no slits along its neck. She grabbed a nearby seashell, and ran the sharp edge over the flawless skin. A cloud of blood marred her vision, and confirmed their fears, a child born without gills. pic.twitter.com/Cc1m97VjXE
— Evelyn Chartres (@EvelynChartres) January 5, 2021
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