The Operating Theatre

Anorak

anorak

/ˈænəˌræk/

noun

1.

a warm waterproof hip-length jacket usually with a hood, originally worn in polar regions, but now worn for any outdoor activity

2.

(informal, derogatory) a socially inept person with a hobby considered by most people to be boring


The doctor stood at the center of the Operating Theatre, examining his surgical instruments. Beside him, the body of a young man with fair hair and milky skin lay draped in a white sheet. The doctor looked briefly at the body before looking up at the incoming students.

“Take your seats quickly please,” The doctor said. “We have much to do.”

The students sat down, whispering to each other as they prepared to watch the dissection.

“If you are all quite ready,” The doctor said. "Let's begin."

The doctor turned and gently removed the sheet from the body, which presently began to stir. A low moan escaped from the young man's lips.

"What's happening?" He said. "Where am I?"

"The specimen is one David Waterbury," The doctor said. "He is twenty nine years of age."

"Wait, please don't," The young man said. "Please! What's happening?"

"Now, watch carefully as I make the first incision."


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slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

This is horrifying. Excellent work!

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ElshaHawk LoA

ElshaHawk LoA

It's a nightmare!

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Emmyful

Emmyful

Eek!

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Mighty-Joe Young LOA

Mighty-Joe Young LOA

EEK!!! Is right. Good story.

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Mighty-Joe Young LOA

Mighty-Joe Young LOA

Hey is operating theater a play on words? If so nice.

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