The women brought a blanket to the park. Jordan strung a rope between two trees and Laura sat on the ground with a book in her lap. After crossing from one end of the rope to the other, Jordan got off the rope and leaned her head against Laura’s shoulder.
Two men approached. One had a pink face and the other had a beard.
“Is this a circus thing?” the man with the pink face asked.
“It’s a slack line,” Jordan said.
The men inspected the rope. The one with the beard licked his lips.
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