mileage: adrenaline road is here. highway drama. coincidence. reflection. near death.
mileage is a true story about a 14,000 mile road trip around the united states.
mileage is available for purchase and download as an ebook. right now.
propane canister had broken from the coupling and a cloud of flame
was billowing out of it like a flamethrower. I scrambled backwards
and tripped over my stool and scraped my hands and knees in the
gravel and then stumbled up. We ran for the car and in the windows
of it was a clear reflection of two silhouettes sprinting towards us from
their own cloud of flame.
the canister opposite its flame. When
he reached it he drew back a foot and kicked. The canister wheeled
and the flame spewed around like a rogue firehose and he dodged
and kicked again. It bounced across the sandstone, the
flame spinning and Hoyt dancing around it and his shadow leaping
wildly away from him in various directions. I caught on: he was
going to kick it over the nearby cliff. It would go bounding down
the rocky slope and over the vertical edge and then detonate in
descent like a well executed stunt.
it's that easy.
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