“Oh, Josh! Don’t be so abstemious!” Carol’s laughter glittered like the golden wine she was filling his glass with.
“You know I find non-drinkers intolerably boring!”
“Well, Carol dear, we most certainly cannot have that,” he murmured, with a gentle sigh.
Carol was destined to burn bright and briefly, more like a firework than a candle. He returned her brilliant smile.