I'm goin' right through London and out the other side I'm goin' to Epsom, for the races. It's Derby Day today
i bet she will
I'll bet she won't do it.
The protagonist sees a hitchhiker on the side of the road and decides to give him a ride.
One hundred and twenty miles per hour! That's fifty miles an hour over the limit!
The protagonist meets the hitchhiker and tries to learn more about him by asking questions.
where is my belt?
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.
So what do you do?
i'm a fingersmith
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. He got into trouble. While in a terribly worried state, the driver starts to wonder why the hitchhiker lied to the police officer and becomes suspicious of him.
The driver questions the hitchhiker and he reveals that there’s more to him than meets the eye. He performed a simple demonstration to show the driver what he actually does for a living.
The hitchhiker reveals his true identity and reveals something which makes the driver both nervous, excited and relieved all at once.