She misses the waves, and salt air, and the creatures that swam around her, beneath her, through her when she finally sank deep and let herself go.
go where? nowhere. still there, on the bottom of the sea, waiting
ever ever waiting
clever Jack will come back
She was beloved by he who eventually became the god of trickery, Coyote's cousin and Anansi's nephew, consort to Calypso, child and lover of the sea.
And he loves her more than the goddess, and she rests, waiting, waiting
clever Jack come back
And yes, finally, the summons, the call, and her rotting wood stays in the ocean, but she, her spirit and her soul, brought to life by deals and will, she rises
There are new legends now, a god of the black, ancient and forever young, with his ship with a soul named Pearl.