Archive for February 5th, 2015

Repurposing – The Wraith

Something a little different this week… featuring an object, instead of a structure: the 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith.

I’m not a car person… insofar as I can do basic work on my vehicles, but not much more than that. But I’m a sucker for classic designs. Growing up, I remember being given a bok of “classic” cars, 20s-40s era body designs, staged, much like the above, with small blurbs about the vehicle.

For those interested, The Wriath has already been used at least twice: the car at the center of Joe Hill’s NOS4A2, and in Jim Butcher’s Turn Coat (from the Dresden Files series).

The trick, here, is to make the vehicle match the flavor of the driver (or, the text). It’s worth noting, that models can be resurrected: Rolls Royce brought back the Wraith in 2013

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