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Jaycinth
03-03-2006, 10:19 PM
( I've been trying to convince people I'm nice and this is going to ruin that so much.....)

Ok, you've taken care of your nemisis, who now lies freshly dead on a bed of ice on a gurney in front of you. There is a surgeon with no morals who will willingly take out (off) one body part. There is a person in a black suit with a refrigerated case who will buy that body part from you once it is removed.

There are a few dozen people in the hall outside who, due to various tiffs with the Nemisis will also be allowed to 'sell' a body part as compensation for previous perfidity.

So Step right up and sell a body part! ( Which one would you want removed for sale to the dark man?)

eldragon
03-03-2006, 10:24 PM
It depends on how large my crimes were.


A middle toe, a finger, perhaps?

Jaycinth
03-03-2006, 11:56 PM
It depends on how large my crimes were.


A middle toe, a finger, perhaps?
Not your OWN body part. You need all of those, silly. No! You have to sell a part of your nemesis!

Jcomp
03-04-2006, 12:36 AM
Depends on what my nemesis has done. Off top, I'm thinking tongue or eyes. I'd be pissed off to wake up and found I'd lost either of these.

Ol' Fashioned Girl
03-04-2006, 06:37 AM
I'd start an auction and sell which ever part brought the highest bid... then hand the gavel over to the next auctioneer. ;)

Haggis
03-04-2006, 08:22 AM
It pretty much has to be the heart, doesn't it? Sure, the brain is a possibility too, but the heart has historical literary appeal (Poe's Tell-Tale Heart), plus it makes a great sandwich on rye with swiss cheese, onions and hot mustard.http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif

P.H.Delarran
03-04-2006, 10:40 AM
it would be even more fun if he were not dead but in some sort of coma..

in that case, eyelids would be especially cruel, or lips, the tongue perhaps?

Spirit_Fire
03-04-2006, 06:08 PM
Could you make more money selling the cadaver whole, or as separate parts?

I say just go ahead a chop it up, sell the whole lot. First in, first served!

Liam Jackson
03-05-2006, 02:48 AM
If my nemesis is deceased, the manner in which I carve him means little. Maybe there's some personal satisfaction in cutting out his tongue, or removing his eyes with a spoon, but what do I really have to gain? I mean, the guy is dead, and dead is about as final as you can get in terms of revenge. (Unless I'm a real sicko, then I'll use the victim part-and-parcel to torment his family.

So, we appraoch this in a practical manner as Spirit Fire and Ol' Fashioned suggested. What is the Man in Black offering per slice of cadaver? Is there a price list? What parts are in demand? Do kidneys fetch more than the eyes? The market may collapse at any moment, so I want to make as much as I can, as quickly as I can.

Now, on the other hand, if my victim is still alive as Delarran suggested, that's a whole 'nutter can of spleen.

Perks
03-05-2006, 02:54 AM
What body part would you sell?

One fifth of my as$. (Taken in equal chunks from each side.)

Liam Jackson
03-05-2006, 03:01 AM
Yeah, Perks! Then, you could also charge yourself for liposuction fees! ;)

Pike
03-05-2006, 03:05 AM
I know this is for fun but I'm lost on the motivation for cutting them up and selling pieces. Why the hell would you do this? Wanting them ground up, burnt asunder, stampeded, or flushed down the crapper I can see but cutting off pieces to sell?

Liam Jackson
03-05-2006, 04:03 AM
I was also thinking of the motivation for the deed. I can "see" the act if a mysterious Man in Black somehow learns of the protags deep hatred for a foe, and plants the seeds of ultimate revenge coupled with opportunity for financial reward.

The protag already had motive, and opportunity. Now, with the potential benefactor in place, he has means. Not meaning the "means" to carry out the act, but rather the means to dispose of the body in increments and escape Justice, all while receiving monetary compensation for his efforts.

Due to lack of a synopsis, the current plot line might seem too much of a stretch. I think, however, one could easily work within the contraints of certain themes and the parameters of exisiting genres to contruct a workable plot.

Unique
03-05-2006, 04:01 PM
I'll take a lung for $600. I know someone who could use one. Are these tissues guaranteed 'rejection-free'? :D

dlcharles
03-06-2006, 05:36 AM
Sell anything a buyer is willing to pay for. On the table is a bundle of marketable merchandise, no more and no less. The cadaver has no say in the process, rather like the local butcher shop.

Liam Jackson
03-06-2006, 08:12 AM
Hiya DL. What part of Arkansas? North, central, south?

Pike
03-06-2006, 08:39 AM
I was also thinking of the motivation for the deed. I can "see" the act if a mysterious Man in Black somehow learns of the protags deep hatred for a foe, and plants the seeds of ultimate revenge coupled with opportunity for financial reward.

The protag already had motive, and opportunity. Now, with the potential benefactor in place, he has means. Not meaning the "means" to carry out the act, but rather the means to dispose of the body in increments and escape Justice, all while receiving monetary compensation for his efforts.

Due to lack of a synopsis, the current plot line might seem too much of a stretch. I think, however, one could easily work within the contraints of certain themes and the parameters of exisiting genres to contruct a workable plot.

Hmmm... I'd take the right hands middle finger, as a last act of definance.

Jaycinth
03-06-2006, 09:20 PM
I was also thinking of the motivation for the deed. I can "see" the act if a mysterious Man in Black somehow learns of the protags deep hatred for a foe, and plants the seeds of ultimate revenge coupled with opportunity for financial reward.

The protag already had motive, and opportunity. Now, with the potential benefactor in place, he has means. Not meaning the "means" to carry out the act, but rather the means to dispose of the body in increments and escape Justice, all while receiving monetary compensation for his efforts.

Due to lack of a synopsis, the current plot line might seem too much of a stretch. I think, however, one could easily work within the contraints of certain themes and the parameters of exisiting genres to contruct a workable plot.

Liam! cool. I've seen your posts and you are a thinker ( Or I've been sniffing far too much nailpolish remover.)
As far as plot and synopsis. Look into your soul. Ok. Look at the beginning of this thread. What could have possibly happened to you and yours that you would not only have the body of your arch nemisis on a gurney in front of you, and not only have a person ready to buy the parts as you have them removed, but also to have all of those other people lined up behind you to get a piece of the action.

What do you think the person dead on ice has done specifically to you, yet indirectly to all of these other people, to make the gore worthwhile?

You see, I know what I'm thinking. ( tee hee tee hee...I've already written it down.) What are YOU thinking?

alleycat
03-06-2006, 10:51 PM
At the last minute, Id decline the monetary offers and sell my hated nemesis to the Body Farm at the University of Tennessee, where he could literally rot!

dlcharles
03-06-2006, 11:13 PM
Hiya DL. What part of Arkansas? North, central, south?

Salem - Between mountain Home and Jonesboro - five miles below the Missouri line. BTW - also a transplanted Texican - born and raised near Laredo.

Jaycinth
03-06-2006, 11:26 PM
At the last minute, Id decline the monetary offers and sell my hated nemesis to the Body Farm at the University of Tennessee, where he could literally rot!

I like that idea. But of course it could lead to the forensics team being forced to exhume everybody on the farm while they are looking for.... Oh MY ALLEYCAT you have touched on something brilliant here! ( Your idea...mine is already written down)

Bob Dole
03-08-2006, 02:51 AM
I would sell the heart because it is vital to the body so it would sell alittle higher