September 6th, 2008

Invictus by <lj user=Cakehole_Cat>

Day Twenty-Nine of 41 Days of Metallicar ...

Today's entry is less a story and more a short video clip ... here's my contribution to day 29 of the 41 Days of Metallicar celebration.

She didn’t have sports car handling or speed; she was far too big and heavy for that. Her long wheelbase made her awkward and sloppy on corners. Her hefty, rebuilt engine guzzled gas. Her sheer size made urban parking a challenge. Her old steel frame and body required constant vigilance against rust.
But as he slammed her into reverse, mashed the accelerator, and spun the wheel, skidding her into a deliberate slide, her power gave him torque and her weight gave him momentum, and he finessed his intimacy with her handling to use her steel flank to disperse a ghost.


No Kleenex needed!