"You guys are done, huh?" Justin said, throwing himself down into the chair next to JC. "For real done?"

"Yeah," JC said, pushing his drink away. "Yeah, you know, it was just starting to be too much work. Some things are supposed to come naturally."

"You think?" Justin said. He looked out at Britney on the dance floor and sighed. JC almost laughed at him. "It seems like with some things, you never stop working."

"She's your first, Justin," JC said. "It gets easier."

"Really?" Justin said. He took a sip out of JC's drink.

"No," JC said. "No, not really."