The Secretary (#Wattys2016)
Elizabeth King is a twenty-two year old woman who has just graduated from college. While looking for work, she lands a job as a secretary for a young, successful lawyer named John Redford. He is handsome, polite, and charming. After some time they begin a relationship, and it doesn't take long before John has revealed how deceiving looks can really be. Their relationship completely takes its toll on Elizabeth. He controls, cares for, beats, abuses, and uses her. She falls in love, needing John more than she has ever needed anyone in her life. But will his inability to be personal and the escalation of his control over her be too much for Elizabeth?
WARNING: Contains strong depictions of sadomasochism.