"Who brought the flowers?' Sandra asked as she noticed the artificial bouquet. Nobody knew.
No one asked the question, Where were you? because they all knew who had been in the missing building and who had not.
They rehashed their stories. They paced the outline of the nonexistent building and talked about where the front door had been, where the limits of the basement stood, where the stage had been.
Samuel told them his issues from a punctured lung would never leave him.
They all missed the building. They missed their three friends who could never come back.