the protagonist opens the story by describing his new car sharing his excitment to drive it in the first person narrative. he sees a hitchhker on the side of the road and decides to offer him a ride.
Going to London, guv'nor?
hm...he looks some sort of huge human rat.
the protagonist meets the hitchhiker and describes his physical apperance and tries to learn more more about him by asking questions learning that he is going to the races.
what part of london are u heading for?
i'm goin' to Espom.It's Derby Day today.
speed limmit 70 miles per hour.
they start talking about their jobs and the hitchhiker challenges the protagonist to see how fast the car can go. he is speeding when they were stopped by a police officer.
i bet this car cant go at one hundred and twenty miles per hour.
i'll bet she can!
stop you are speeding!
i will need to take both of your details,you will be paying a hefty fine and i will be meeting you in court
the two are lectured by the police officer for speeding, the takes their details and books the driver issuing him a hefty fine and penalty.he got into trouble because of the hitchhiker dared him to speed. while in a terribly state, the driver starts to wonder why the hitchhiker lied to the police officer and becomes suspicous of him.
hmm... i wonder the hitchhiker lied?
the driver questions the hitchhiker and reveals that there's more to him than meets the eye. he performs a simple demonstration to show the driver what he actually does for a living and the driver is amazed.
why did you lie to the police officer?
let me show you something
what makes you think i lied
you are brilliant!
so what do you call yourself?
the hitchhiker reveals his true identity and reveals something which makes the driver both nervous,excited and relieved all at once.