Triton: I consider myself a reasonable merman. I set certain rules, and I expect those rules to be obeyed.Ariel: But Dad, I...Triton: Is it true you rescued a human from drowning?Ariel: Daddy, I had to...Triton: Contact between the human world and the mer world is strictly forbidden. Ariel, you know that! Everyone knows that.Ariel: He would have died.Triton: One less human to worry about!Ariel: You don't even know him.Triton: Know him? I don't have to know him, they're all the same! Spineless, savage, harpooning fish-eaters, incapable of any feeling of...Ariel: Daddy, I love him![gasps]Triton: No! Have you lost your senses completely? He's a human, you're a mermaid!Ariel: I don't care.Triton: So help me, Ariel, I am going to get through to you; and if this is the only way, so be it!