They have two brief sexual encounters, but his mind is not on her.
There had been women since, of course, but nothing more than brief encounters.
No one else could have paid any attention to, or even seen, the brief encounter in the park.
He is never heard from again, except for a brief encounter near the end of the book.
I thought you did not know the man, except for your brief encounter with him at the hotel.
Much has been made of that brief encounter and its impact on my life.
"I see no reason he couldn't pass for human in a brief encounter, and that's all an away team would allow."
The few people who'd taken note of the brief encounter pointed and smiled.
But at least one was the result of a candidate's brief encounter with a stranger.
Little did he realize then the significance of this brief encounter.