“You have got to be kidding me,” thinks Metaphysical Man as the Camry crosses the intersection. Just then a sudden impact causes the superhero to lose consciousness for an instant. When he opens his eyes it’s to find that the car has been thrown up onto the curb.
“Ya meeno emvwah? Is everyone alright?” Asks Chaz frantically unbuckling his seat belt.
He exits the car to survey the damage. When he does so Metaphysical Man notices a soldier angrily exiting the navy blue armored vehicle that ran the stop sign and struck them.
“Wah! Zah va! Endag abeen!!” Orders the soldier angrily while walking towards Chaz.
“Me wah geet!!” he threatens. “Do you know whose car this is?” asks the soldier pointing angrily at the armored truck. “This belongs to the son of ‘He who Commands’. I’m not paying you nothing!”
Metaphysical Man could smell the strong breath of the soldier from his seat in the car. It was as if he were soaked in spirits.
“Are we going to have a problem?” asks the soldier while placing his hands on his hips and revealing his side arm.
“No,” responds Chaz meekly looking down at the ground. “I just want to get my car home.”
Chaz motions toward the damaged Camry. The soldier squints his inebriated eyes and takes a closer look at Chaz.
“I know you from somewhere.”
He shakes his finger accusingly at Chaz.
“Wah oney ehyora yay?”
“Me ney ehyora ney Chaz,” responds Chaz.
The soldier laughs.
“I know your sister. Go home Chaz. We’ll pretend this never happened. Okay?”
Before waiting for an answer though the officer turns and walks toward his vehicle. He noisily peels off showering the damaged Camry with dust and rocks.
The ride home is quiet. Metaphysical Man’s irritation about the internet is temporarily forgotten. He is surprised however by his reaction to the preceding events. He would have expected his mind to be filled with questions and protests over the actions just witnessed. Instead he feels a sense of order mixed with relief for having been shown mercy.
“Have I been here so long that such shocking behavior seems normal to me? I need to watch myself,” thinks MM.
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