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Does ben fall in love with ryn in siren?

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Ryn Fisher is the main protagonist of Siren. She is portrayed by Eline Powell. Ryn is a mermaid who finds herself in Bristol Cove, a coastal town known for its history with mermaids. When she arrives in town, she assumes the name "Ryn" from a cartoon she briefly watches through a child's bedroom window. She is there searching for her sister, Donna, who was separated from her by fishermen who accidentally captured her. Ryn is the mother of Hope, the maternal aunt of Cami and the girlfriend of Ben Pownall.

Ryn is a strange young woman with a deep dark secret.

Not much is known about Ryn's past. The only thing known is that Ryn and Donna are sisters that come from a mermaid colony. At some point prior to the start of the series, Ryn and Donna's mother died. From there, Donna made it her responsibility to take care of Ryn and herself.

As a mermaid, Ryn is a feral and menacing predator as seen when a shark head shows up onshore and when she attacks her rescuer, Ben, after her return to the water.

As a human, she is a very curious and highly intelligent creature. Even without a grasp of the English language, Ryn exudes a balance of innocence and naivety with dangerous animistic instincts. Ryn is a dangerous predator, who will attack at the slightest provocation, as when a woman yells at her as she is stealing clothing, or at a man who misunderstood her silence for agreement to sexual activity.

Although Ryn does not seem to be particularly intelligent in most situations, she has a remarkable memory, and capacity to learn and mimic language.

Nicole describes her as "highly evolved, even rational".

Donna is Ryn's mermaid sister and the leader over her in their mermaid colony. They share a close relationship, especially after the death of their mother years ago, and often hunt for food together. However, during one of their food hunts, they are caught in Xander’s father’s ship net and beached on their ship. Ryn and Donna try to escape while injuring Chris Mueller in the process. In the end, Donna is captured by the U.S. military and Ryn escapes. Ryn later beaches herself and turns into a human in an attempt to find Donna. Ryn finds several human allies along the way until Donna and Ryn share a heartfelt reunion and return to the ocean together.

A month after their reunion, Donna and Ryn are forced to find help on land due to humans overfishing in their waters. Donna goes against Ryn’s friends and allies after she believes all humans are bad, which strains their relationship. Ryn stays on land to rectify the fishing situation while Donna returns to their colony in the water. After Donna realized her colony wants to kill Ryn for staying on land for too long, Donna temporarily abandons her colony and allies with Ryn and her friends to stop their colony. This restores their close relationship. However, Ryn risks losing Donna after Xander unintentionally shoots Donna in the stomach. Ryn anxiously waits for Donna's recovery, but unfortunately, Donna’s chances are slim according to Ben, Maddie, and Helen.

Donna eventually succumbs to her wounds and dies in Ryn's arms, which leaves Ryn to experience more heartbreak as a newbie human. Later on, Ryn decides to let Helen help her find a burial place for her sister.

Ryn leads a mermaid colony that holds fellow merfolk Donna, Levi, and Katrina in it. Katrina was originally Ryn's matriarchal leader. However, Levi and Katrina felt that she was on land too long and attempted to kill her. However, Ryn asserts her dominance over Katrina and gains leadership over Katrina's mermaid colony.

Ryn first meets Ben after seeing him driving down a deserted road and he spots her running around his town barely clothed. Being she was a non-English speaking mermaid, she doesn’t understand Ben’s intentions as he clothes her and drives with her back to his house. Ben is puzzled at Ryn and tries to figure her out as she continues to blankly stare at him. Ryn then decided to use her Siren song on him, hypnotizing him being she was curious about him until she could escape his house on foot. Ryn eventually is found by Ben again. Later in his marine rescue center, Ryn struggles to the water and transforms into her siren-self. Ben sees this on camera and dives in after her thinking she is drowning. However, this is where Ben first discovers Ryn is, in fact, a mermaid/siren. Acting on instinct, Ryn attacks Ben underwater despite knowing he isn't a real threat.

Their friendship continues to develop during the first season until it grows into something a little more than platonic, especially when Ben becomes obsessed with Ryn’s siren song. Ryn was unaware of his growing-obsession for her. Despite this obsession, Ryn and Ben grow to be close friends, who even share a kiss at one point (Ryn is unaware of romantic interaction at this point, however). Even though Ryn is a bit naive of what the difference between friendship and romantic love is in human culture, she refers to Ben as being "love". After the events of the first season, Ryn sees how obsessed Ben has become with her, especially with her siren song (similar to how Aldon became obsessed with Donna's siren song) knowing what became of Aldon, Ryn decides that it is best if she stayed away from Ben for a while for his safety. In the latest episode "Primal Instincts" Ryn, Maddie and Ben wake up after falling asleep cuddling after having shared kisses and falling asleep. Ryn asks Maddie and Ben why they stopped, which Maddie replies they weren't sure if Ryn wanted to do anything more. Ryn replies that "She wants to make love to Ben and Maddie" Ben and Maddie share a look before replying they would like that too.

Ryn meets Maddie through Ben and the two share a tense relationship at first and Ryn even attacks her at some point, but Maddie continues to open up about herself to Ryn, which helps them to grow closer in friendship. Eventually, Ryn decides to fully trust Maddie with Ben as they help Ryn find her sister. They share several moments together, which helps them to grow closer during the first season, such as: when Maddie opened up to a curious Ryn about her choice to decorate her hair, when Maddie helped Ryn dry off after falling into the pool at the Siren Song Motel and Ryn hugged Maddie after learning she was afraid of her, and when Ryn asked about Maddie's mother and Maddie taught her what love was (which lead Ryn to kiss her) Ryn also refers to Maddie as being "love" (along with Ben) at some point during the series, opening up the possibility of a romantic relationship between the two. In the Season 2 episode "Primal Instincts" the show has officially established Ben, Maddie, and Ryn as a polyamorous couple.

Ryn became friends with Helen after she remained on land to find her sister, Donna. Helen sheltered Ryn while she tried to find her sister. Helen made it strictly clear to Ryn that she belonged in the water, despite this, the two grew closer as friends and allies. Ryn also reveals she sensed Helen was a fellow mermaid after they both buried Donna's body.

She offers her colony hospitality for a short time before relocating to Ben's family cabin. After receiving a check for $104,350.00, she helps Ryn's colony find an apartment to improve the living situation.

Ryn becomes enemies with Aldon after she learns through Donna that Aldon was the one to experiment on and torture Donna. Ryn and Donna decide to lure Aldon into the woods and try to kill him for the torture he inflicted upon Donna, but Ben arrived in time to stop them from killing Aldon. Ryn later lets Aldon try to help Donna's wounds, but Ryn tells Aldon to leave when he begs Donna to sing her siren song to him.

Ryn meets Maddie’s father after his team arrests her. Dale interrogates Ryn about a supposed-drug epidemic, but their relationship transitions when Maddie helps Ryn reveal her mermaid form by pouring saltwater on her right arm revealing her scales, webbed fingers, and claws to Dale. Ryn and Dale become allies and their hostile relationship is no more after she has snapped Glen's neck for attempting to assault Maddie at the Siren Song Motel. While driving back from the Siren Song Motel with Ryn, he explains the importance of laws on land to her, and that the myths that Bristol Cove believes about mermaids represents a peaceful existence that would bring change to the rest of the world.

Throughout the series, Ryn shows examples of how much about human culture she learns while residing on land:

Saawan Shekhar
Answer # 2 #

Freeform's 'Siren' has given us major relationship goals, almost on an unprecedented scale. Ben (Alex Roe), Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola) and Ryn (Eline Powell) are the famous polyamorous trio all 'Siren' fans are talking about.

Ryn, a mermaid on land, is trying to be as human as possible. However, the relationship she shares with Ben is questionable as it is not clear whether it is platonic or if she actually has feelings for Ben. Maddie, on the other hand, is the role model for Ryn to follow. She does things to Ben by watching Maddie and hence thinks it's normal.

It is this relationship that is explored in two seasons and has fans speculating what could be next in store for the trio in the upcoming season three.

As the storyline developed, Ben finds himself in a state of trance where he can't stop thinking about Ryn. He genuinely finds himself falling in love with Ryn. Meanwhile, when Maddie thinks that the two of them have something going on, she begins to get uncomfortable and makes herself distant from them.

In a normal relationship, we would think that Ryn came in between Maddie and Ben and took over their relationship. With tension mounting between the mermaids and humans, here's everything we think could happen in the upcoming season three between the trio.

Maddie could get upset with Ben and decide to move away from Bristol Cove to distance herself from the drama. The alternate is that Ben decides to leave the situation until he can wrap his head around what Ryn's song has done to him so he does not hurt Maddie's feelings.

The relationship between the three was in the backdrop of protecting the mermaids and getting them back into the water before its too late. And since Ben and Maddie are the only two people who are part of Ryn's life on Earth from the beginning, it is a given that they will be the ones working together to sort the situation out. Ben and Maddie's relationship faded out slowly as Ryn became a core part of their lives.

In season two, drama and action increased and there was an added twist.  The relationship between Ryn and Ben became more intimate. It started when Ryn kissed Maddie and then kissed Ben saying that "Ben and Maddie are Love". Ryn thinks it's normal to kiss two people at the same time, as she does not know how things work in the human world. But the comforting reveal is that Ben and Maddie go along with it and don't question what happened. They become a threesome that fans adore and want more of.

Season three may look into an anticipated dispute that the leads of the show face. Ben is the kind of man who shows an immense amount of care for Ryn and Maddie, but the feelings he has for Ryn are far beyond what he has for Maddie. Eventually, jealousy and ego are sure to come in and their relationship will be in jeopardy with even the slightest things causing conflict between the three.

Ryn may have to return to her world forever leaving Ben with a broken heart as he just can't seem to get her out of his head. He longs for her song and even dreams about Ryn. Maddie may also start to get possessive over Ben as she was his first girlfriend, even before Ryn. Her ego may get in the way of their relationship and ruin it for good. Ben, Maddie and Ryn's relationship so far has been sailing smoothly, but the next season may have some serious issues that they will have to navigate.

Run-D.M.C. Ahlberg
Psychiatric Nursing
Answer # 3 #

Despite this obsession, Ryn and Ben grow to be close friends, who even share a kiss at one point (Ryn is unaware of romantic interaction at this point, however). Even though Ryn is a bit naive of what the difference between friendship and romantic love is in human culture, she refers to Ben as being "love".

Kayvan Whitmire
Chief Visibility Officer