The vehicle (my Jeep).
The instructor (my cousin).
The adversary, my driveway….
….and the road.
Me: “What if we roll over the hill?”
Him: “If you start sliding, stay off the brake so you can steer.”
Me: “What if we go into a ditch?”
Him: “Just take it easy. And step on the gas already.”
Me: “What if we careen off a cliff?”
Him: “Then we’ll call Peewee to come get your car.”
Me: “WHAT IF WE DIE?!”
Him: “WHAT IF A SPACESHIP LANDS ON OUR HEADS?!”
Me: “Now you understand.”