ROCKY MOUNTAIN RESORT - NIGHTLance is about to propose to his girlfriend of two years. Heis arranging a bouquet of flowers, adjusting his shirt, andfixing his hair. He checks and double checks to make surethe ring is where it should be. He thinks he is ready to dothis. He is in his mid-30s, wearing a black pea coat, jeans,and boots. He takes one more look at the spread and stepsoutside.He walks outside to where a horse drawn carriage is waitingin the snow, his fiance-to-be sitting in the back. Her longblond hair and body make her look like a model. Except forthe homely carriage driver, it seems perfect. The driver hasa ratty top hat on, long, greasy hair, and seems to be missing a few teeth. Lance climbs into the carriage andgives her a kiss. The carriage takes off through the woods.LANCEHaving a good weekend so far?MALLORYIt's been amazing, everything Icould've imagined!She smiles, and Lance leans toward her and puts his arm around her.LANCEI think it's about to get a lotbetter.They pull up to a small ice skating rink in the middle ofthe woods. The lights come on, Lance and Mallory climb outof the carriage and walk towards the entrance to the rink where two pairs of skates are waiting.MALLORYOh Lance, you shouldn't have.