Him down on one knee, in front of her, tying her shoes; first one foot, then the other.
You see, she was wearing a short-ish skirt.
In my mind, he didn’t want her bending over or squatting down to do her shoelaces.
So he did them for her. The straightest face. Like he was choosing a retirement plan, or something.
AU where polyamory is 100% societally acceptable, so dystopian novels for teenage girls are forced to focus on something other than contrived love triangles.
Pierpont Morgan’s 1906 library restored in 2010 and currently on view.