The mall was abandoned when the sea rose to claim it. The boardwalk closed down and eventually fell into the water as life on the coast became untenable. The stores became undersea coves, as fish nibbled on designer fabric and and coral grew on ultramodern benches.
The warmer water and new environments were too much for some species, but others thrived, and evolved to do even better.
The jellyfish grew, and developed new defense mechanisms. They found they could hide beneath the crumbling mannequins, using them as camouflage. But as the years went on they also became something else: Fashion.

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