Carrie: The island of Manhattan is a cozy village populated by more than seven million fascinating individuals who all behave like they own the sidewalk. But lately it seemed as if the entire city had been magically reduced to only two people--us.Four-hour conversations flew by in a space of 15 minutes and a few days apart felt like weeks.I realize that Einstein's Law of Relativity would have to be amended to include a special set of rules--those to explain the peculiar effects of infatuation. Hello?
Miranda: Hi. I'm trying toget hold ofa Miss Carrie Bradshaw. She used to be a friend of mine.
Carrie: Good morning.
Miranda: Wait. I think I recognize that voice.
Carrie: I can't believe it's been so long. I've been, I've beenmeaningto call you. I've just been-
Miranda: Fucking your brains out?
Carrie: Yeah, well, that's the least of it. You know what? I don't think that I have beenhitthis hard since-now, you know what, I'm not gonna compare it to anything, because everything else has always ended.
Miranda: So will I actually get to see you sometime?
Carrie: Yeah, absolutely. How about tonight?
Miranda: Yeah, tonight will work.
Carrie: All right, so I'll call Charlotte and Samantha and see if they're free, 'cause Big's got this dinner thing, so we know, we don't have any plans anyway. You know--
Miranda: God, would you listen to yourself?
Carrie: Yeah, I know. I've become one of those women we hate.
Miranda: Yes, you have. I can't talk now. I'll call you later. Okay?
Carrie: All right. Bye. As I hung up, I realized I'd committed the cardinal sin--I'd forsaken my girlfriends for my new boyfriend. That night I faced the tribunal.
Miranda: We really weren't that concerned.
Samantha: Just completely hurt and offended.
Charlotte: Actually, you missed a lot.
Miranda: I know. I am trying it-
Carrie: Miranda had worked on a big successful merger. Samantha was obsessed with the idea of a new apartment. And Charlotte--Charlotte was practically engaged. They met the day after Idropped off the edge of the earth. His name was Michael Conway. He was from a good New York family and he absolutely adored Charlotte.
Charlotte: I think this might be it. I think this might be the one.
Samantha: We've met him. He's perfect.
1. Four-hour conversations flew by in a space of 15 minutes and a few days apart felt like weeks.