Author's Notes:
Things Polly is fed up with: aliens, men, alien men….

A drabble riffing on this Unconventional Courtship Generator summary:

333) Faking It to Making It - Ally Blake

A dilemma, a deal…a date!

Beauty Polly Wright is in the middle of a plus-one dilemma for her friend's wedding. Any of her recent dates would start dreaming of a solitaire for their own left hand. Worse, going stag will leave her at the mercy of a setup by her ever-hopeful sisters.

Discovering that Vislor Turlough is doing online-dating research for a website, she strikes a deal. He'll take the research rather than a relationship and she'll get a fake date. There might be no shortage of sexual attraction between them—but as complete opposites, will they be at all convincing as a 'happy couple'?

In spite of the summary, it's non-shippy Polly & Turlough; if there's a ship it's Ben/Polly.

"First of all, no funny business." Polly crossed her arms. "I want to make Ben a bit jealous, not replace him with you."

"Flattering," said Turlough drily. "Fortunately, the feeling is entirely mutual. I just need an article for my Emergency Survival Guide to Earth, dot co dot tri."

"Second thing, behave like a human being."

"What—make up pointless rules, be ludicrously wrong about technology, shout a lot?"

"Obviously not. I mean behave normally for a wedding."

"Get hopelessly drunk, kiss the wrong person, shout a lot?"

...Maybe she should just patch things up with Ben before Kitty's wedding.