Stephen's devotion to his Mistress was unquestioned and unquestionable. An instruction to book a table at a top restaurant for her and a friend was not unusual. The invitation to join them, however, was.
His Mistress had news which would affect at least the next six months of his life. She knew he would submit and accept her wishes - he wanted to see her again. He would do anything for her. Little did he know that he would also be expected to submit to another.