You are in the Mermaid's Cave. The water of the cave is only waist deep. It gleams and
shimmers off a low ceiling of glossy abalone. Coral of every color and type grows along
the bottom, and tiny, neon-colored fish dart in an out between the delicate fans, wavy
mounds and tall pillars.
At the back of the cave is a wide shelf of soft, water-rippled, white sandstone. Spread
upon the shelf is a luxurious blanket of phosphorescent seaweed which glows like faerie-fire
when touched. A dainty bracelet of bright orichalcum lies on the blanket. Behind the shelf, a dry,
sandstone tunnel leads down into the earth. The cave entrance
is to the east.