Effie nodded curtly and stepped through the door. There was an overpowering smell of smoke and stale beer. It was hardly the most welcoming establishment, but she always thought it had a strange charm.
Slipping her arm through Aiden's, she bumped him playfully with her shoulder.
"Ohh, I thought you knew. That's part of the 'being a gentleman' thing. Just one drink, though." She unlinked their arms and wove through the crowds toward the bar. "Although, I'll buy you one after, so it's all evened up."