He'd admired her from afar for some time. He hoped that she was interested in him, but she was playing it cool - typical female.
Approaching with caution, he took a few steps towards her. Her head turned slightly in his direction. She wasn't giving anything away.
He moved in close, real close. She stood her ground, things were looking good.
Carefully positioning himself, he climbed aboard. He wasn't interested in a meaningless quickie. No wham, bam, thank you ma'am for this guy.
Hours later, he was beginning to flag. Then suddenly, the female preying mantis bit his head clean off.