by Martin Baena
Characters: Bea (early 20s), Richard (mid 30s) and Connie (mid 20s)
Setting: Trendy Bar
Bea, Richard and Connie speak over the music, each with a drink in hand.
Bea: …I was in Phoenix and we had some members drop out, start a new band.
Richard: Rise Again
Bea: Yeah, so I asked around and someone told me about Richard’s band.
Bea: They had a good sound.
Richard: But it wasn’t catching on.
Bea: It was too new.
Richard: We were a trio.
Bea: Yeah, so I thought we’d get together. Make it a sextette.
Richard: I was into it.
Bea: so then we were The River Phoenix
Connie: And you started dating?
Richard: It was very natural. It felt really natural.
Connie: But you’re not together anymore?
Richard: The band?
Connie: You two…
Bea: I mean… what do I mean?
Richard: Not in a conventional sense.
Bea: The music comes first.
Connie: What happened to… whatwasit?
Richard: Rise Again?
Bea: They went Christian really fast.
Richard: Really fast.
Bea: Changed their name to Born Again
Richard: They have a good sound though.
Richard: They do
Bea: For a Jesus band.
Richard: Yeah. True.
Bea: They’re no Jesus Band, though.
Connie: Jesus Band is killing it right now.
Richard: Yeah. No. They’re really good.
Richard: I was in Jesus Band for a while I think.
Richard: I think so.
Connie: They rotate through a lot of members.
Bea: That’s cool.
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