The Potagonist opens the story with the story with a person narrative, describing his new car sharing his excitement to drive it. He sees a hitchhiker on the side of the road and decides to give him a ride.
The Potagonist meets the hitchhiker. Describes his physical appearence and tries to learn more about him by asking questions. He learns that the hitchiker is going to the races.
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 are stopped by a police officer.
The two are lectured by the police officer for speeding, he takes down their details and books the driver issuing him a hefty fine and penalty. While in a terribly worried state, the driver starts to wonder why the hitchhiker lied to the police officer and become suspicious of him.
The driver questions the hitchhiker and he reveals that theres more to him than meets the eye. He performs a simple demonstration to show the driver what he actually does for a living. The driver is amazed.
The hitchhiker reveals his true identity and reveals something which makes the driver both nervous, excited and relieved all at once