In that case, I’m hurrying over to be with you right now. Should I text Wes on my way over to let him know we’ll be missing practice this one time?
If you text Wes and tell him that neither one of us is showing up, he’s sure to come to his own conclusion, however wrong they may be. We’ll see how I”m feeling once you get here and make the decision then, okay?
Whining is fine, it gives me a reason to come over and coddle you so really, it’s win-win.
I didn’t just want to barge in if you’d rather have some alone time but I’m definitely on my way now. Do you need anything else?
Like I’d prefer to be alone when I could be with you. Your presence is more than enough, really. I’ll be okay.
Dude, it is a struggle. If only every History teacher could be like Miss Holliday when she was a sub for a bit. Like what teacher do you know gets dressed up into character? So cool. But anyway, how are the practices going?
I wish every teacher had her kind of mentality. Not when it comes to sharing answers for tests, of course, but trying to engage her students in a way that’s entertaining.
They’re fine, thank you. A little tiring, but it’ll be worth it when we get to New York City (!!). How about you, Sam? How’s McKinley?
Advil? But you have Troll Doll. You should totally just get him to kiss it better because everybody knows that works way better than medicine.
As much as I’d like to believe that Blaine’s kisses have healing powers, I’m not sure it’ll do any good. Thank you for the advice, though, Brittany. You’re not wrong in thinking that kisses are better than any kind of medicine.
Are you okay there? Headaches can be really annoying and uncomfortable. I know practices are more often and intense now but I’m sure everybody would understand if you missed one. You’ve been to every single one so far and you’re great. It would be perfectly understandable if you wanted to spend the afternoon in bed.
On that note, would it be okay for me to come over? I can bring an advil and food, if you want.
I’m fine, I’m fine. I’m just whining, to be honest. I’ll feel better once this medicine’s kicked in.
If you want to come over before rehearsal, though, you know I won’t say no. I could use a snack to give the Advil a little kick start.
I’m so glad that they’re not taking you for granted. The New Directions did that for far too long, I think, so it’s excellent that you’re finally being recognised. I do miss our impromptu duets more than anything though. I’m very interested in how Dalton is so organised and hierarchical, when we’re so spontaneous. I suppose each method has its strengths and weaknesses. We’re doing well, but we’re feeling the absence of our only counter-tenor quite harshly. Mostly I’ve been concerned with preparing for Nationals. I’ve been emailing Mr Schue daily with different set list ideas, but unfortunately he has a habit of not responding to me. I know he has his own ideas about what we should be singing, but whilst that Journey medley in our sophomore year was excellent, I am not doing that again. I’m thinking of something a bit more…fresh and young. But, of course, that’s all I’m going to disclose for now, since you’re my competition, of course. Dalton definitely holds the monopoly for pop songs, no doubt about that.
I think the way both groups operate really plays into who we are as performers. The Warblers tend to prefer a more cohesive approach, while the New Directions are fun and spontaneous. Both are highly entertaining in their own right, though, and that’s what makes us contenders for the top spots at Nationals. It’ll be a good show, regardless of who places, but I’d be lying if I said you didn’t have to watch out, Miss Berry.
Of course, of course. I really enjoyed the original songs you guys did at Regionals — is there a chance that’ll be making a comeback? Or am I asking for too much information?
Thank you very much, Kurt. I’m glad that some people around here are able to recognize and appreciate true talent when they see it. I’m certainly hoping that will be the case. I haven’t been featured in any competitions thus far, but I’m guessing that’s only because I’m Vocal Adrenaline’s secret weapon.
Secret weapon sounds about right, if we’re being honest. I’ll have my fingers crossed for you to get your moment in the spotlight, then — you truly do deserve it with all the hardwork you do.
Beyonce’s music is magic. Get some sense and listen to some of her albums if you ever need a mood lift.
This is the best thing I’ve heard all week. Which one are you listening to right now?
You could’ve done a sucker punch or something, maybe it’d change their mind then. Just sitting down and taking it’s why I… never mind. Course you gotta get outta here in one piece. So I can end up working for you and all that, right?
You do? Miss it and all? Figured you were just gone and didn’t even wanna think about this place after all that. We’re doing fine performance wise. Pretty sure. I’ve got no idea what we’re gonna do, you should ask Rachel or something.
I’m not that kind of person, Puck. Fighting violence with violence isn’t the way to fix whatever’s happening at that school. But, yes — I’m glad you remembered. I’m not sure what you’ll be doing, though. Maybe you could be my bodyguard, since you’re so intent on keeping me safe.
Of course I do. You’re my friends, and it’s really hard being away from everyone for so long. I like Dalton, I like what it gives me in terms of security, but McKinley is my home. New Directions, everyone in that Glee club — that’s where it started.
but I’ve managed to acquire the worst headache known to mankind. I’m inclined to blame my beyond boring History teacher — listening to his monotonous voice for an hour can put anyone in a bad mood — but pointing fingers and placing the blame on anyone won’t get rid of this pesky thing any faster.
So, instead, I’ll do what the pro’s do — pop an Advil, get something to eat, and move on. The show must go on, after all, and with the number of Warbler practices increasing as we draw closer to Nationals, I can’t afford to miss anything due to a little pain.