Not gonna lie, the avoiding-each-other-to-married-in-weeks thing just didn't work for me. Luce and Drake had no true relationship development, and by date 2 were planning their wedding. I tried to get on board with it, I truly did. Sure, they had the horses in common, but after that? Meh, they spent so much time not with each other, disagreeing with each other, and then suddenly they were married. I just ... The writing was fine, and the story pacing was fine overall, it was just the relationship part that didn't work for me.