‘A secret place,’ Vetty said mysteriously.
‘There’s no such place,’Meri laughed.
‘Of course there is,’ Vetty said. ‘Everyone knows there are secret waters, undiscovered places and hidden cities. You know, like the one mermaid spies live in.’
‘Pah!’ Meri said, desperately trying to be casual. ‘Mermaid spies aren’t real. I don’t know where you heard that but mermaid spies are not a thing.’
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He gazed around. The underground stream flowed through a long, open tunnel, with the earth wall they had just taken a tumbled own on one side and a raised bank on the other.The bank looked easy enough to scrabble up, but he couldn’t quite see over its top.
By far the most interesting thing was a rusty chain running straight up out of the water and disappearing into the murky darkness above.