Sam: A bird
cage, a rock, and a palm tree. How quaint.
wanted a tropical vacation. The virus means no flights, no cruises. I figured
we could pretend.
Sam: And if I
open the cage?
Sam: Oops! I
did. Now weve just one bird. Sam moves to kiss Genevieve.
Stop! We might be seen. The curtains wide open
knows. Ever since we were returned from that account in upstate New
That was more than five years ago.
for the festivities. Nice for our anniversary. I almost couldnt come
Sonya stayed home with Ralph in the end since our sitter seems to have
caught the virus. This is so much better than sharing a restaurant dinner with
Sam: Not me.
Threes a crowd. How long do you think shes known?
all that talk about the value of an open marriage was just for
her to save face.
Sam: Right, I
told you about that. He fingers Genevieves collar. Anyway,
want to play dress-up?
Dont have that app.
Sometimes, youre weird.
should I divorce her?
Poverty doesnt become you. How would you buy your fancy clothes and
doesnt become you, either. Like this?
sorry about the bird.
Just a prop. No trouble.
distancing at the outdoor bar?
Im tired. I had to fire two people given the slump. I hope we stay
afloat. Upper managements due to receive salary cuts.
we order delivery from Jungle Birds. They include Campari. That would fit
shouldnt have stepped on the budgie. Really, Im sorry.
Things happen. I love you.
you finally get your shots?
Deal breaker. Oh, look, my sisters texting. Excuse me.
Genevieve walks into
an adjacent room.
Before Sam leaves
the apartment, he again opens the cage.
The second bird hops
to the edge of the cages door.
Sam grabs that
budgie and Sam squeezes it to death before letting himself out. No