Damsel in Distress Audrey needed someone on her side for once and Elliot Knight appointed himself. But playing gallant rescuer for someone as vulnerable as Audrey— fresh on the rebound and tempting as sing. Audrey knew she was deliberately playing on Elliot's capacity for compassion, but she couldn't let him walk out of her life, good deed done. The oh-so-brief feel of his lips on hers had been heaven. Somehow she had to convince her enigmatic hero that this was no fairy tale—but the real thing.