She sat across the desk from him. She appeared casual but confident, a slim body with rounded shoulders like an exquisitely engineered truss. How he hated his debased need for her, he who loathed self-sacrifice but would give up everything he valued to get in her pants ... Did she know?
Pun intended. We are a bit pun-deprived here at Michigan with Jim Hines on leave this year.
Hat tip: marginal revolution