John Craton



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May 2024


A ship sinks in a storm at sea. A bassinet from the ship floats by, and mermaids rescue its inhabitant, a baby girl, bringing her ashore. As there are no survivors, they decide to care for her, naming her Étoile (Star). They take turns coming ashore to take care of her. As she becomes a young lady, Étoile longs to live in the sea with her caregivers. Amphitrite comes forward with her magical trident and turns Étoile into a mermaid so she can join her sisters in the sea.


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Ballet | Les gentilles sirènes (The Kindly Mermaids)