‘Think you can fix it?’
‘It’s got plants growing out of it, darlin’.’
His shoulders slump.
Suz looks at the guy. She kinda likes his face. But why does he need a car mechanic to tell him this is hopeless?
‘Why’s the rust-bucket so important to you?’
He disappears underneath and Suz doesn’t expect an answer.
‘My grandfather restored it when he was my age. He’s stuck in his past, reliving his young guy days. I tracked the car down because I thought if he saw it again, it might help.’
‘Alright. I’ll work some magic.’