Answer the riddle and you may pass, what is the thing that can act like glass but can never break, what can give life or your breath take, what can quench fire and melt snow, answer me this and you may go" the fairy smiled at us as she finished her riddle before disapearing into the fog again. I turned to my companion and said "well at least this time there aren't any flaming baboons trying to ax murder us" he gave me an exasperated look "I'd take that over a riddle any day" he groaned.
The water is like glass, reflecting back everything we think we see and everything we don't want to see. As a mirror is the hardest thing to hide your true self from. Mirrors represent the truth you cannot hide from, right in-front of your face.