Some said Mobley was a living anachronism. He loved history and anything about it, including duels. That was why he asked his friend Marvin to bring the two classic cars to the old drag strip.
“First to the line down there gets to date Susie!” he declared. Bill nodded acceptance to the challenge. Nearby Susie shook her head, she was good with neither.
“What’s in the can?” Marvin asked.
“Racing fuel,” Mobley said. “I gotta win!”
“I’m not sure these engines can handle that high octane stuff,” Marvin said.
“An engine is an engine old buddy, it will be fine!”
For Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.