"Well," the Assassins asked, "will you open your mouth now or not? Ah! You do not answer? Very well, this time you shall open it."
Taking out two long, sharp knives, they struck two heavy blows on the Marionette’s back.
Happily for him, Pinocchio was made of very hard wood and the knives broke into a thousand pieces. The Assassins looked at each other in dismay, holding the handles of the knives in their hands.
- Pinocchio, Carlo Collodi
My first illustration assignment of the year was a fairytale remix- I picked Pinocchio for the sole purpose of drawing robot boys with glowing noses and fox and cat bandits.