Mind, this could also have been called the least physically intensive job, or is, by the end of it at least. Given the story is now over, seemingly, I feel its safe to mention it here. I sort of guessed one part of the end play, but not the other part!
I wont deny that being turned into a mannequin might be an interesting experience, though whether I’d want to do it forever, not quite so sure? Mind, its fair to say here, that Melissa didnt make that decision entirely of her own volition. The gradual build to what seemed to be the obvious end play was quite delightfully done. I would say I have no idea how anyone could stay that still, before the last step, though clearly there was a major element of her mind, and body being temporarily switched off, long before she took the step to full time life as a mannequin.
No, I didnt see the incredible twist at the end coming, so if you read nothing else, go read the last quarter or so, of the last chapter, and be surprised! Of course, let me add, this is purely fiction! Turning people into actual mannequins, well…?
The other thing that really amused me with this, was when Melissa went through the process of having all her hair removed. Yes, all her hair! Fine, her head hair got turned into a wig, but… No, the thing that amused me, was the gel that made that process permanent, as in no hair will ever grow there again! That sadly is fiction too, as I can think of women who would pay a lot of money for a gel like that, though maybe not for the hair on the top of their head. But everywhere else, oh please…!
I know, the fact that I need to get waxed, next Saturday, just about everywhere, and how much it will hurt in places. If I could get around all of that, with one session with a magical hair removing gel…?
But fine, if I was offered a job modelling like a mannequin, I might accept, though not on as permanent a basis as Melissa does!
Right, video time. Big clue about the song from the blog title, shock, surprise. Live version from last year, rather than the original video, which I’ve used before