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    Oliver Crisp’s Creations

    (First chapter draft) With all its bumps and warts…   Chapter 1   The Monstrosity     Knowing when you’d die didn’t suck as much as everyone thought. Well, the exact date of eternal departure was still to be determined, but sometime between now and forty-years-old, he’d be a goner. And if death was going to come unexpectedly knocking in the next twenty-eight years, why not take a few risks? As Oliver lifted the window with his good arm, a chill rushed in, and with it, the smell of innovation––of chain oil and steel and steam. Below, the slide, pulleys, ropes, and poles appeared in order. The engineering feat began…