What Commando Kiss got, she got from her parents. The kind of tired beauty that everybody wants.
She stole beauty from the mermaids. Obvious beauty.
The beauty of centuries of fertile breeding. Natural beauty! Pinch her cheeks, stand back, and watch her glow- beauty.
“I think girls take that many pictures of themselves to document to the world that they once were beautiful,” she said to her reflection in the mirror, and winked beauteously. “What do you think?” (Couch Face: the Closet-Case Heterosexual).