Here's what the project was supposed to look like:
(Sans Asian kid)
Cute right? Well this is how my turned out:
Originally, it had legs, but they broke because they couldn't support the fat body, so I had to use a fork in the side. In my grandfather's words: "Someone's trying to eat your turkey already!"
Needless to say, my family had quite the hoot over my rat-turkey. I believe the term sewer rat-with-a-tail-split-into-five-parts came up. And when the other skewers had been eaten, the turkey's dream to be a rat was fulfilled:
Maybe next time I'll actually look at the picture while I'm making it. Who am I kidding? There isn't going to be a next time for this project; I think a rat-turkey is only funny the first time around.