Subway Speed

Toonrmicon Author: Robotech_Master Born in Kansas City, Kansas, Chris Meadows spent his formative years in Jonesboro, Arkansas, followed by the small-town environment of Cassville, Missouri, before moving to Springfield to attend Southwest Missouri State U... Read Bio

I had regained my balance by the time we hit the door—which was good, as it opened out onto the subway tracks, and we were racing between a tag-covered concrete wall on my right…and a subway train on my left.

We matched speeds with it for a moment, and I glanced over to see a dozen commuters staring blankly at me through the lit glass panels. I had an insane impulse to wave at them, but didn’t want to take a hand away from the handlebars so I just grinned feebly instead.

Then we shot ahead of the train, swerving left to bump onto the tracks. “Hey!” I yelped. “What about the third rail!”

“Rubber is an insulator,” Nicky replied. “All the same, don’t step down. Are you ready to take over now? I can’t drive and sync myself into the bike at the same time.”

“Can you maybe get us out of the subway first?”

We flashed past a station, commuters waiting on either side. I only had time for a glimpse of astonished faces, then we were gone again.

“Don’t worry, I’m sure you’ll do fine!” Nicky said reassuringly.

View this story's details

Prequels

Sequels

Comments (1 so far!)

Average Reader Rating

  1. Avatar The Electric Hillbilly

    Fast-paced, well written, engaging! I like your style! Will read more. Kudos! Added you as a friend here.

Inspired by

I straddled the motorcycle dubiously. It was a huge, sleek, yet bulky thing—a touring bike, at least half the weight of a car (and maybe heav...

Crotch Rocket by Robotech_Master