Is it just me or is some of this guy, um, missing? Yes, I know, I know, it has something to do with foreshorting or perspective. Or its a romance story involving an erotic alien leech with one arm and no legs.
Yeah, you're right, it's probably the foreshortening thing.
Just like this book is probably not about a hairless alien with an eye in his belly button. No, no. The brown eye in his umbilicus is just symbolic of... Ew, I so did not need my mind to go there.
What, that was just me? Sorry.