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Short story - Speed Demon.

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Introduction

SHORT STORY. SPEED DEMON. It was early, but he could hack it. People were paying good money for him to do this job and he was going to make damn sure that he did it right. The morning dew glistened on his track, and a hazy evanescence could be seen arising from the cold, hard tarmac. He had just completed a previous lap of this, his, circuit, he owned that circuit, it was his, and he made sure that it was his by beating off any rivals who even dared to try and complete it. Waiting...waiting... He was ready. The huge behemoth that was his combustion engine waited, guzzling up diesel as if there was no such thing as the greenhouse effect. ...read more.

Middle

Green. The wheels tore away, as if circular saws with the way that they ripped apart the road from underneath all eight of them. A split second was all that was needed for him to change from first to second gear. He ploughed along the slightly downhill straight, eating up the roads often-dirty roads like it was a cat high on catnip. The swoop from second to third gear was immense and as he became more settled he wondered about, and mocked, the people he had once attended secondary school with. People who would rather than go out and earn a living decided to go to college. He smirked to himself as he thought of them stuck, stranded in their sweaty, stuffy classrooms learning about something that they would never use again. ...read more.

Conclusion

The chassis groaning like a tortured ghost giving birth whilst it was flung around the chicane as if it were a racecar. He spun the wheel back for the right turn of the chicane that the smell of burning rubber could be smelt. From his driving gloves. He was worn out from his encounter but once again he could see through his designer sunglasses another hurdle in the distance- a ninety-degree turn. He had to slow, change back from third to second. Then he spun. He spun like a potter at his wheel. The back of his vehicle swung-out. Nearly wheel spinning as it arched round.Then, just as he thought he was doing all of this in record time he heard that all drivers of his profession loved to hate, DING! DING! 'Bus stopping at next bus stop, please stand well clear of doors.' G.C.S.E MEDIA COURSEWORK MICHAEL ROACH ...read more.

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