He took the scissors and placed the pointed end on the back of my head, slightly to the right on my scalp. I didn't feel any trepidation. He pushed it in a bit and it tore the skin. He nudged one pointed end inside the skin and started cutting through. Strangely I felt only pressure. No pain. And somehow I was observing it from above. He continued to cut, parting and moving my dark locks out of the way. A giggle bubbled out of me. The whole situation was suddenly too funny. He chided me for moving. 'I don't want it to be crooked' he said. I stayed still. He had reached my forehead now. He was trying to cut out a circle all the way around my head. Right at the point where Jesus' crown of thorns would have rested. He kept cutting. Sticky, dark blood was dripping down my face and onto to my lashes. I tried to carefully wipe it off with the back of my hand without moving my head. He was almost done now. He had reached the point where he had started. "It's done" he said. I tried to run my fingers against the cut. The ridge felt warm and wet. I tried to slip my thumb into the groove. And I felt the first twinge of pain. "What are you trying to do?" He asked. I wanted to take it off. Didn't he know that? I got a neat grip on the cut out scalp ('cut out scalp' isn't that hillarious? ) with both my hands on either side of my head and proceeded to lift it up and off my head. The pain got more intense and the blood gushing out made it slippery. He was just watching me. He was just as fascinated by this as I was. At that moment I stopped. I asked him "Am I going to die?"
Stephanie Meyer dreams of the love scene between Edward and Bella in the woods; goes on to make millions. All I get is scalp cutting. Thank God it's Friday.
PS: If that last part didn't make sense - "I woke up (on that June 2nd) from a very vivid dream. In my dream, two people were having an intense conversation in a meadow in the woods. One of these people was just your average girl. The other person was fantastically beautiful, sparkly, and a vampire. They were discussing the difficulties inherent in the facts that A) they were falling in love with each other while B) the vampire was particularly attracted to the scent of her blood, and was having a difficult time restraining himself from killing her immediately." Quoted from Stephanie Meyer's website at http://www.stepheniemeyer.com/twilight.html about how she came up with the Twilight Saga which became a best selling young adult fiction series and Blockbuster movie series. She was an ordinary woman who turned millionaire(ess?) overnight literally.