So, you think you want to drive a hack, commonly known as a taxi cab, or more recently, become a Uber driver, huh? Well, before you rush out to get your chauffeur's license, and hurry to your area’s cab company while looking for an easy job, read the tales in this short book to get an idea what hacking is actually like.
When standing on a curb attempting to flag a cab, have you ever wondered what that driver has been through before he picked you up? Do you want to know? Well, come with me on an adventure revealed in the pages of this short narrative. You'll laugh, maybe cry, be surprised, or maybe repulsed, but you won't be bored.
Keep in mind that many of the stories contained here in, are fabrications of fictional events, although, some are fictionalized recreations of actual events as experienced by me, and other cabdrivers. To protect the identity of the many drivers who passed their stories on to me, a driver for many years, the names were changed.
It's a relatively short read, so enjoy.
About the Author
Marsell was born in Detroit Michigan in the year of… well, a good while ago. After graduating from Cass Technical High School, Marsell went to work for the Chrysler Corporation as a conveyor loader. Shortly after beginning his employment with Chrysler, he married, and fathered three children. Thirty-one years later, and after having gained the position of production supervisor, he retired at fifty. After retiring, he began playing golf everyday and all day. Having lowered his handicap to near scratch, and winning a tournament at even par, and behind a debilitating injury, he was unable to continue playing. He had a lot of free time on his hands, whereupon, he took up writing as a hobby and time killer and discovered he had talent for spinning a yarn. After pounding out eleven urban fictions, covering everything from drug use, prostitution, gang crime, murder, and romance/erotica, and having always been a science fiction fan from his teenage years, he thought he’d try his hand at writing a Sci-Fi tail, which culminated in his first work “Alien Plot - First Contact” now retitled "Alien Offensive - Nanobot Storm" and its four sequels, and which, at one time before he ran into problems with its publisher, was considered good fodder for production as a movie, not because he is such a great writer, but because of its unique, previously unexplored, plot. He still lives in Detroit, and being a compulsive writer, he spends most of his time wearing out his fourth keyboard replacement, while pursuing what he loves doing — writing more tails with unique story lines.