Aurora might run a successful business with her brother that offers companions for hire, but she's never used the service herself--until she needs an easy date for an important banquet in New York. She fortunately knows just the man for the job. Mike O'Dell. He's cute and smart and funny and good-hearted, and she's been into him for all the years he's worked for her company. Now's the time to make her move. What could go wrong with hiring him as her date for the weekend?
An early version of this short story was published in the AUSTRALIA charity anthology. It has since been expanded by 45%.