"The power of the music of the night," his voice sang. I had never heard something like this before. I followed him blindly, there was nothing in my mind or body that could resist him. His voice had captured all of my being. He moved a curtain, and I saw a figure standing… but … it was me….

Why did I see myself… In… a wedding dress…?
Then I realised what he meant.

I collapsed and darkness took over me. The last thing I felt were the arms that caught me.