Alex references! FINALLY, a final draft of all the random scars I’ve given him over the years, and the various ways I draw them.
I actually did a little scar-research this time, and gave him non-splotchy spinal-surgery scars that don’t look like horrible mismatched skin. He had the tail-attachment done when he was like 5, and some new additions were cut in here and there over the years before he ran away from Ryan. I also made an addition over the spinal scars, the vine-like scars from the plant magic that overtook his body after his decapitation.
My explanation for that too, is that if he had not had the spinal surgery done to him, creating a sort of “path way” into his body, the plant magic would have simply consumed him and degraded his flesh immediately. But because there were already incisions made, healed wounds and scars that the plants could follow as a guide, they were able to latch on to the places where the tail was attached, and thus able to access his brain (as the tail does, to work correctly), and the rest of his body without harming him too much.
I also changed his abdominal scar, from the blotchy skin thing I had going, to a simple scar like the one on his back.
Scar meme from here.