skateboarding on cars

Writing Prompt: Dialogue

“Okay, it’s a little known fact, but cars are filled with trace amounts of gold. Uh, anti-lock brakes, airbag inflation system chips.”

“Oh, come on. If gold was laying around in cars, people would steal it.”

“Yeah, they do. I had a friend that used to use skateboards to slide under the cars and dismantle catalytic converters. She’d strip and sell the gold inside for beer money. She called it a, uh, ‘catalytic conversion rate’.”

“Did she? A friend, huh?”