"You have the blonde hair and green eyes of a siren, but the soul of a frigid little man-hater!"
Perhaps Rick Josephs was right to describe Gabriella in such a way. She had been avoiding men ever since Piers' betrayal. Though Rick soon helped her realize that Mauritius was not the place to avoid romance! He forced Gabriella to acknowledge that she'd never been truly in love before. Or was she just fooling herself that Rick was any more trustworthy than Piers had been?