Campers were talking about the upcoming bloody obstacle course whatever thing earlier today, which sounded really cool, but I got distracted on my way there. I had been upgrading my robotic dragon head, Festus, when there was this singing sound. I dropped a bunch of random springs to find where it was coming from.
It was sweet and sounded like something familiar. I caught a whiff of nutmeg and started wildly following the sound and smell down to the river. Yeah, I know what that sounds like; "That's stupid, Leo. Have you ever heard of something called sirens?" But this was different, I could just swear.
I saw the water at the river's edge ripple slowly. "Wha -?" I kneeled down and leaned forwards, my hands gripping the edge of the riverbank. There seemed to be something in the water, floating farther and farther upwards.
I made a stupid little gasp as the water splooshed up my nose. Too late, I snapped my head ba