Archie Glayde is transformed into a Merman as a experimentation project of the merfolk. He has fin ears and a fins on his arms. He has cultural tattoo prints on his face and on his left side. The person who transforms him hates humans, for they killed her mother by a net. Finally though, she overcomes her hatred and falls in love with him. She even helps to see his mother and father in human form and so that he can tell them that he is in love and is going to marry her.