The woman is the nurse who'd cared for a dying rich man in the town during his last days, & to whom the man left his fortune - $12m. Of course, the town thinks the nurse manipulated the man.
They get talking, & a difficult love story develops - they know they're in love, but is the broke man after the newly rich woman's fortune?
Fact sheet.First published: Kurt Vonnegut's "While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction" (2011).
Related: Stories of Kurt Vonnegut.