« Inside the package, Waldo was so transfixed with excitement that he could barely breathe. His skin felt prickly from the heat and he could feel
his heart beating in his throat. It would be soon.

Sheila stood quite upright and walked around to the other side of the package. Then she sank down to her knees, grasped the cutter by both

handles, took a deep breath and plunged the long blade through the middle
of the package, through the middle of the masking tape, through the cardboard,

the cushioning and right through the center of Waldo Jeffers head, which split slightly and caused
little rhythmic arcs of red to pulsate gently in the morning sun

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