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“Well, what do ye think?” Caitlin Nicole Kinnery signed eagerly.
Mererid tilted her head dubiously. The low slant-wheeled chair at the water’s edge was certainly interesting to look at. Elegant, even. For a surface contraption.
“What is it?” The mermaid signed, tentatively aware of the tendency for her girlfriend’s enthusiasm to lead to trouble.
“It be a wheelchair!” The petite pirate captain beamed. “Picked it up in the Fiernace Empire. Mr. Smith got one too; says after a while, he forgets he’s even using it. Much better than what we have locally.”
Mererid smiled supportively at her feline-featured surface-dwelling girlfriend. They were from different worlds but were able to meet at the ocean’s surface thanks to Cat’s shipbound lifestyle.
“Well, are ye going to try it?” Cat prompted, cat tail twitching.
“I, what do you want me to do?”
“Get in. Ye’ll be able to explore the land easily with this, an’ yer adaption suit.”
Mererid sighed. She had serious doubts about how far the contraption could take her. Still, she pulled herself up out of the water and into the chair that Cat held immobile for her. Turning herself around in the seat, she was surprised to discover the hole in the back accommodated her dorsal fin comfortably. The chair even felt customized for her tail.
Cat stepped around to point out the chair’s features. “Ye can strap yerself in with these belts, an’ push or pull these rims to move around.”
The mermaid gave the push rims a tentative test. They did respond well. Maybe she could follow Cat inland with this.
“Mr. Rahal an’ Mr. Smith reckon they can come up with some exciting customizations,” Cat continued. “So, what do ye think?”
“I like it,” Mererid nodded happily.