The wind whistled through the tall, withered grass around me, as I battled with the corner of the tarp being ripped from my hands. “Crap!” I yelped in pain and frustration, as the corner across from me, ripped the titanium stake from the ground and snapped it across my cheek. A thin slice of pain lit up my face, fire knifing though the sensitive skin underneath my eye. I bowed my head and knelt on the whipping silicone beast beneath me. Closing my eyes, I counted slowly to ten, and gathered myself for the next assault.