[FLORENCE] I would have thought in the average affair That the first hint of trouble would be Oh so small; barely perceptible, easy to miss Why is ours on TV?
[THE RUSSIAN] Listen -- you know as I do Nothing's altered at all I have no intention --
[FLORENCE] Your personal life's The lead on the news! How do we ignore that?
[THE RUSSIAN] I do and I must because otherwise I say Goodbye to my hopes of retaining my title If I should succumb to emotional blackmail I'm done --
[FLORENCE] Looking after number one!
[THE RUSSIAN] What do you mean?
[FLORENCE] I mean it's always I this and I that What happened to us?
[THE RUSSIAN] All that I'm saying is I must make certain That nothing distracts me from chess When I've won Then I'll attend to the secondary things --
[FLORENCE] Things like me I suppose!
[THE RUSSIAN] No, no -- you're reacting Exactly the way that they want
[FLORENCE] It's the way I have to If I feel concerned I can't put it off And come back to it later
[THE RUSSIAN] Well if you're determined to jump when they tell you Then maybe it's best that you do it alone Watch "TV, read the papers, have the miserable time of your life You could even call my wife!