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My original character got whipped and I don't want any scarring to happen. What I imagine is a that is bruised skin with black lines criss-crossing all over the back. The skin is not broken. Is it possible for her to just come out with bruises that fade with time? Or if not then what will result in the marks as I mentioned above?

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    $\begingroup$ Bruises which don't break the skin (or the bones, or any internal organs) heal without any trace. Have you never been a child? $\endgroup$ – AlexP Dec 4 '20 at 21:31
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    $\begingroup$ What is an Oc?. $\endgroup$ – rek Dec 4 '20 at 21:46
  • $\begingroup$ @rek I suspect it's Original Character. (Fanfic term.) $\endgroup$ – Mary Dec 4 '20 at 23:13
  • $\begingroup$ I found this: springhole.net/writing/oc-protagonist-fanfiction.htm and it still doesn't friggin' tell you what OC stands for. $\endgroup$ – DKNguyen Dec 4 '20 at 23:14
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    $\begingroup$ @rek -- A non-rhotic British Orc. $\endgroup$ – elemtilas Dec 5 '20 at 0:08
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No Worries!

Scars happen when the skin is torn, cut or otherwise broken.

Your character's skin hasn't been torn, cut or otherwise broken, so no scars will form.

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