The Night of the Jacuzzi.-
"It's very clear that you have your own priorities. Your research, your travels, your projects...and I'm not part of any of those."
He stayed still for an instant, looking at the starry infinity. He took a sip and finished his drink, while convincing himself that what had just happened was the best thing for both of them. He threw the half-melted ice cubes into the water, and started dreaming about the expedition to Namibia.