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The Forbidden Tattoo

What causes a middle-aged, rotund financial executive to reduce his excessive weight?

At a Christmas reception in December 2018 held near to the Bank of England, a perspiring, bulging City financier met a corporate lawyer and bought her a drink. By the time they had finished the bottle and discussed his nineteen stones challenge, she offered him a wager.If he lost four stones she would show him a dragon tattoo on her back.When he had shed around forty pounds he challenged an author acquaintance to turn the event into a short story.He did.Is what follows what actually happened?

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