Re: Moral Dilemma: What would you do?
The guy really put you on the spot. I think that violates some unwritten rule somewhere. I think you are well within your rights to point this out. He left, he gave you the gig, it was supposed to be permanent, you've made changes to accomodate the gig, and now he wants to pull this? I'm calling foul, you just don't do that. I think it would be an easy case to "win" because he is breaking the "rules".
I'd keep the gig on principle, plus you won't feel good about yourself if you give it up.
But, since no one has suggested this...
What about sharing the gig?