The surgeon peeled back the flap of skin and stared into the wound. He nodded, looking at his theatre nurse.
All he had to do was put the innards back in and close up. The damage wasn't that severe, fortunately.
He gently put the chaps innards where they should be and addressed his nurse.
'Close up, please. I'll tell the parents he's gonna make it.'
The surgeon removed his mask as he left the theatre.
His mum shouted.
The lad entered the kitchen followed by his sister. She was still closing the velcro on his teddy pyjamas case.