A lone creature raced through the fresh briny waters, cool and turbid with the tidal squalls and quiet strength of the ocean currents. Weightlessly he soared over an alien and unexplored landscape, one last refuge yet to be encroached upon by mankind. The loose shingle of the island shores made chiming music as the receding froth pulled the debris back into the mysterious expanse. Men waited on the pebble covered beach and watched as the lone creature shrank against the horizon.
In a blissful state the solitary traveller paid no mind to those waiting on the land, he had a playful streak that was hard to quell once free from his cumbersome other form. With a thick yet streamlined body for insulation from the chill and perfect for speed, this furry seal was perfectly at home. His coat was dappled and coloured so he blended with the stony shores. Large black eyes and long whiskers were alert to his surroundings - seeing and sensing every movement in the vicinity. The waters beneath the wa