Nice job with the vivid details. We get the story by the showing not telling. I also like the title; how it misleads at first, but is appropriate after the read.
his wet lips and his dry hands
and it feels like some kind of a disease
his dry lips and his wet hands
and it feels like some kind of a disease .......that sounds more of a turnoff
....also this might be work or not........instead of "princess on board" maybe "princess for hire"
Thanks for sharing.