Carrie took in her brother’s daughter Molly after he died in an accident, despite the reservations of the little girl’s grandmother. Later Carrie meets a lawyer named Max on a plane as she comes home from a business trip. Carrie is taken aback by how charming he is, and she enjoys her fleeting conversation with him. When Molly’s grandmother sees Carrie get out of the same taxi as Max, though, Carrie ends up fibbing. She says that Max is her fiancé in order to ease the grandmother’s worries about a single woman like herself adopting Molly. After all, it’s not like she’ll ever see him again. Except that, a few days later, she runs into him again at the worst possible time!