Prologue:

Stockholm syndrome:

noun Psychiatry.

An emotional attachment to a captor formed by a hostage as a result of continuous stress, dependence, and a need to cooperate for survival.

Origin: after an incident in Stockholm in 1973, during which a bank employee became romantically attached to a robber who held her hostage

The tale that is about to be told

Takes place in a time of corsets, top hats and canes.

The tale about to be told

Is a tale of fear, darkness, assassins,

Jealousy and revenge.

A tale of passion,

Kisses and a true love that was

Never supposed to happen.

This is a tale of heartbreak,

Fights, murder,

And tragedy.

This story is of a young

And beautiful daughter of the

Wealthy and powerful

Swan Family who is kidnapped by

A hired assassin by the

name of Edward.

Anger, terror, and disgust

Are the first feelings

But soon

Evolve.

This is a tale of their forbidden love.