From a distance, a participant from the past sizes up a configuration.
Everyone used to be on first name terms, so familiarity can be assumed, in raking over embers.
‘Did you know each other well?’ is a question seldom asked at moments like this.
Maybe these things don’t really matter, in the wider scheme of things.
It’s the lore and history of a community that needs to be looked after.
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