Seems like in alot of movies facial scars equate to a sinister character. Why is this? Does this assumption transfer into regular society? I ask this because I was in a pretty bad roll over 3 weeks ago. I wear my seat belt 99% of the time but the one time I didnt saved my life. I was thrown through the windshield instead of having my head crushed by the roof. I had an 8" long lasceration from my earlobe to my chin and my forehead was cut loose from my skull in sort of a V pattern from the top of my nose to my hair line. An artery and several nerves were severed, I nearly bled to death waiting on the helocopter. I also had smaller lascerations around my eyebrows and the length of my nose on the right side. My scar on my cheek and nose is noticeable to say the least. The ones on my head and eyebrows can be covered by a hat and sunglasses. Before my wreck I was just an average looking guy that rarely got a second look from anyone. Now I notice people staring out of the corner of my eye and I have to wonder what they are thinking. I have had 2 complete strangers wander up and ask me If I had been in a Knife fight????? What is your first assumption when you see a guy with a large scar across his face?