His eyes open and close narrowly as he slips out of reality, fading closer to the ocean floor

And while she was above water temporarily – after making sure there were no pesky humans around, of course – to get a better look at her new possession, she happened to catch a glimpse of a tall boy, steering his boat away, glowy eyes gazing into her own.

She even went above ground for a moment, walking around the far too pricey shops on the oceanside just to see if he was lingering around there.