Earl knew he had one on Icarus; his batwings were coated with Asbestos.
“When I jump from that plane I’ll damn well fly,” he wheezed.
Image from The Retronaut website:
Twitter Fiction: Copyright 2013 Eliot North
Anyone wanting inspiration should definitely check out The Retronaut website and connect on twitter. I feel many more Twitter Fiction stories brewing from some of the amazing photographic archives they have (time capsules in retronaut speak)