“The same to you. You’re my one and only, Veronica.”
She stiffened, abruptly breaking off the hug. “And who, may I ask, is Veronica?”
His eyes went wide. “Oh, crap. Uh, she’s just a person I ... met in a store today?”
Her eyes narrowed, as he continued to fumble for words.
“Honest. You two would get along beautifully.”
He pulled a small box out of his pocket, and she gasped, looking upon the brilliant ring.
“She helped me choose it. All for you, my love.”
“Oh, George. You are wonderful!”