Stopping just inside the door, he quickly took in the diner and then focused on her. He slowly removed his gray fedora hat to reveal his wavy black hair. "Good morning," he said, "I'm Nathan, the new cook. I guess it's time to put the eggs on for breakfast." And that's how it all starts - a city boy from a New York City orphanage well versed in the school of hard knocks meets a country girl who thinks she wants a life of travel and excitement.