Ian already seems drunk, losing himself in conversations that deviate from the topic at hand and social media apps on his phone. Peggy can´t find her flow, that has nothing to do with the alcohol, of course. Lamia complains about not today not being her drinking day. Warda has gotten louder, no one thinks that´s a possibility.
Mr. Only two beers is now telling us to stop at two sentences.
Khaled who was being a nuisance about the location has decided not to show up. Convenient for all parties involved.
The author is regretting not getting something to smoke.