In my defense - he got drunk too.
It wasn't that I didn't want to marry him - that we'd one day get married had been a given for a while. But I hadn't expected us to even start thinking about it until he'd finished his PhD - another two years away!
That, and having just spent the day surrounded by Anime fans, and wondering if I could fit a giant Pikachu in my car, I didn't feel anywhere near grown up enough for this sort of Responsibility.
Also, there were all sorts of questions bouncing around my mind: Where did he get the money for this? How did he manage to keep this a secret? And is our cabinet on fire?
It was. An amazed call to his Dad the following day gave Jon the reason:
"It turns out, you're supposed to put candles in HOLDERS. Who knew?"