In Greek Mythology
, Nereus was the god of the Mediterranean Sea
, AKA The Old Man of the Sea
. He was the son of Gaia
, married Doris
, and fathered the fifty Nereids
He was a gentle and wise god, and he and his daughters saved many ships from disaster in Aegean Sea, their primary home. Nereus had the ability to foretell the future, but he would not answer questions unless you could capture him. To avoid capture, he could also shape-shift.