Rescuing the kid from an uncomfortable situation seemed like such an easy thing to do. How was Marco supposed to know the chaos that would ensue? Maru hadn't asked for his help but she was grateful and now, he was asking her to save him too. How could she say no? They struck a deal. Just a few months of a mutually beneficial, mutually useful, and mutually favorable fake relationship followed by a clean, amiable, amicable split. Two friends helping each other out... The only snag: The more time that passed, the more she wished it was all real.