SIREN – Season 1 Episode 7 – SPOILERS
Deputy Staub (Tammy Gillis) brings Ryn into the sheriff’s office in cuffs with the help of two burly state troopers. The sheriff is initially confused by what Ryn tells him, but Maddie, with the help of her dad’s conveniently placed saltwater fish tank, clears things up for him. (She pours salt water from the tank on Ryn’s hand and it transforms into a claw.) This means that a partially submerged mermaid transforms only partially. If the navy finds out about this, they will have a whole new way to torture merfolk.
Meanwhile, Ben joins Xander (Ian Verdun) on his boat ostensibly to aid in his quest for Donna, but really in an effort to prevent the merfolk from coming to harm. He need not have worried. Xander and his crew locate the navy trawler, but they find no one on board. (There is plenty of blood on the boat, suggesting that the crew may have been killed.) A spear-throwing merman boards Xander’s boat. Another puts a hole in the hull below the waterline. The navy trawler was not sunk by the mermen, so their spears (which probably are tooth-sharpened and made from whalebone) must not have been able to penetrate the hull of that vessel. Continue reading →