Stephanie Long doesn’t actually play Electric Magnajoust; she just hangs out with most of the Stone City Thunders. This is why she’s at Lucie Corner’s goodbye party, leaning on a molded archway frame as Miguel Sebanon (#8) holds forth about the consequences of the inbound tangent rule, when she becomes aware of someone beside her.
“Are you listening to him?” asks Imani Rhodes, who came after all. “You didn’t even watch the game.”
“That doesn’t mean I don’t like to hear about it,” she says.
Imani Rhodes snorts.
“Talking about Joust,” says Imani Rhodes, “is like buildings about dancing.”