He was extremely polished and charming; she got swept off her feet.
She ought to have been careful; his voice was less human and more metallic. She could have very easily sensed it, if only she had not got carried away by his heart warming smile and twinkling eyes. Had she been a little discerning she would have been prepared for what was to come. His metallic voice should have surely warned her.
She was head over heels in love with him and she had been eagerly waiting for him to reciprocate her feelings and eventually propose to her. But he was always restrained in his feelings; always less than optimal.
The wait was becoming heartbreakingly long for her. It made her desperate. A time came when she could no longer stop herself; and, one beautiful evening, she proposed to him. She was sure that he could not say no to her.
He smiled and said in his metallic voice, ‘Don’t you think you ought to marry a human being?’
A post for Three WordWednesday
Word prompts- polished, metallic, optimal