“You are shooting above you weight my friend.”
“Did I ask you?”
“I’ll never hear the end of it when you fail,” At the pointed look he continued, “Just saying.”
Silence met his words, but then the other shook his head, “No, I don’t believe you. Yes, she’s rich and bold, but opposites do attract.”
“Alright, I’ll give you that one, but it will be fleeting, and then I’ll be the one who watches you wilt.”
As the man emptied his glass, the other gasped, then a single red petal fell, and he stifled a groan.