A beautifully built puzzle.
He was the one that saw her first. In the midst of a large crowd of rowdy college kids, he was drawn to her. He told his friend, “I want her.” He was drawn to her long blonde hair, the way her body created its own wave, her contagious smile, and bright blue eyes.
She may have been slightly occupied by a previous arrangement but it wouldn’t stop him. He had to have her.