"Suddenly Rixon lunged playfully at Patch, and the two dropped to the floor, rolling and throwing punches. There was the sound of husky laughter, fists laying into flesh, and fabric tearing, and Patch's bare back came into view. Two thick gashes ran the length of it. They started near his kidneys and ended at his shoulder blades, widening to form an upside-down V. The gashes were so grotesque I almost gasped in horror."
-Page 233, Chapter 17, "Hush, Hush" by Becca Fitzpatrick
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The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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