100-Word Challenge, Day 003

debris field
debris field (Photo credit: jared)

“I’m driving as fast as I can, Margaret, but this storm is a doozie.” As if to emphasize his words, a flurry of meteors struck his car in rapid succession, making the interior flash like the inside of one of the retro discos found in the poorer parts of town. “If I’m going to make it at all I should probably not be talking while I’m driving.” He stabbed the screen with a finger, promptly cutting off the conversation. The truth was that he could drive through the flashing barrage of space debris with the assistance of the autopilot, but he enjoyed the thrill of being in control of the million-dollar car.

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