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NfS Hot Pursuit: The end...Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
The end of the beginning
A short story by Pedro Macedo
The following events take place after NfS: Most Wanted and NfS: Carbon, continuing the history of the player's character in those games. This also takes place after NfS: Undercover.
The sun is about to touch the skyline in Downtown Palmont City. The light of the sunset fills the room in shades of red as a man is peacefully watching television. All of a sudden, the tranquility of an ending day is interrupted by the ring of the cellphone.
- Hi, Nikki. How
- There's not much time, so listen to me. Nikki's tone left no doubt something serious was happening You have to run away. Pack everything you need and come meet me at the parking lot in the University.
- Wait, what's wrong?
- Okay, I'm on it.
As he gets up from the couch, thoughts begin to race at full speed in his mind. A little disoriented, he looks around, trying to think where to start.
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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