Heartbreaking and beautiful. Its kinda weird to describe a dark romance such as this as beautiful but it fits. Tess and her boyfriend Brax set out on vacation when tragedy strikes. Tess is kidnapped and forced into slavery. After a few days of being captured and tortured she is sold to a man named Q. Q is not the man she think he is and she will find that lesson out painfully. During the course of story she fights him and every turn while at the same time unable to resist him and what he does to her. She finally escapes him and realizes that she was safer with him all along. That escape change their relationship. They both seem to be able to give the other what they need. After what she has endured thus far some may consider this relationship unconventional but I think the have found their other half. He did hardest thing he's ever done and let her go but no matter how many times he told her to leave she held strong and knew her place was by his side. Now that must slowly navigate this relationship something that is unlikely and see can the monster and the woman he can't be without have a happy ever after.