– 7AM, November 10, 2015: Holsten’s Restauraunt, Newark, NJ
“But what was it all about?” Carmela asked, as the sound of Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” warbled on the jukebox in the background.
Tony and AJ focused on the menu.
“What was what all about?” Tony grunted as AJ compared the Sicilian and German style pork chops.
“The whole thing about the Methodists?”
“Jeez, mom. They’re a generic yet absurdist enemy figure, selected to avoid bogging the story down in actual current events that would distract from the real theme”, AJ snapped, impatient with his mom.
“Yeah”, Tony grunted. “What the f*** ya gonna do?”
“Yeah, but why?” Carmela insisted.
Tony started to answer, but noted the dinging of the bell on the door as Meadow walked into the diner, just as the voice of Steve Perry sang the final…
Is this, in fact, how “Trulbert” really ends?
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