Prompt: This exercise is limiting in the way most exercises are. And it is also simple in the same way virtue is simple--which is to say that it is extremely difficult, too. The idea is to concoct a circumstance where two voices are to be heart. And to allow yourself no lines of summary, no attribution, no descriptions of tone, no characterizing of voice or the words. Just the two voices.
Have you told the girls, yet?
You know you have to tell them.
They would want to know.
Ronnie would want to know.
Cal, it's already been three days and--
You can stay here as long as you need. The girls, too, though it would be a tight squeeze.
I know you know.
Thank you, Dr. Miles.