She tasted like chocolate. He wasn't sure how. Chocolate was expensive and they hadn't been near a core world where they could buy it in months. Her brother's funds had been frozen as well so there was no way he could afford to buy any, nor any other member of the crew.

It made him want her more. That rich and rare taste that was so irresistible. He couldn't get enough of her. That divine taste. He could understand why Inara had chosen to become a companion if she got gifts like this from her clients. He could also understand why, back on Earth-That-Was women demanded it form men as part of the courting ritual. He vaguely remembered old Ma Cobb drilling them into his head in the hopes that one day he would settle down and find a wife. His Ma never expected it to be him that got hooked on it.