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  • Strike needs to go down to Devon, but to get there he needs a hire car with automatic transmission, due to his prosthesis. Robin can't get him one, so she offers to drive him herself. Strike has misgivings (not because she's a woman driver, but because she's a non-professional driver) but grudgingly assents because he has no choice. His opinion changes when they are in a nasty accident which Robin pulls them through unscathed.
    Strike: I’ve seen worse steering than that from defensive drivers in the army. The ones who drive generals, who’re trained to make a getaway under fire.


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