She got him hooked on to that benevolent smile! Oh the sighs she launched outnumbered the clouds and the grains of sand put together!
Exaggeration, yes but that was the least of the "ex"-rated stuff she made him do. Excitement and exasperation were amongst the others!
Of course she had to just smile for his tail to wag him again. Such was her vice-like grip on him. That day she smiled some extra and he was hooked. She did not waste time to cast the line. She had another bait to catch.
The last thought that crossed his mind apart from the bubbles were her words when she'd ask him.. "would you wait for me with a-baited breath?"