I'm a well read grad student who's bluntly honest about all things, although I try to be most honest about myself.
Because when I read that she was taken by the Purple Man, I suspected kidnapped. Which would be horrifying enough, but, damn, this got far, far darker.
And it was truly awful.
But in a way that made me feel so much for Jessica. Can she save Danielle from the grip of the Purple Man? Oh, I had no doubt she'd find a way, but I was still tense, that's how well written this was.