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06 September 2008 @ 02:24 pm
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.


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Tradeoffs
 
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.

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No Kleenex needed!
 
 
Current Mood: apatheticapathetic
Current Music: "Drive" by Incubus
 
 
 
raputathebuta: it's all in the eyesraputathebuta on September 7th, 2008 12:12 am (UTC)
Go Baby Go! *giggles*

bardicvoice: Invictus by <lj user=Cakehole_Cat>bardicvoice on September 7th, 2008 07:19 pm (UTC)
And boy, can she ever! *grin*