Anastasia Steele is a literature student on a mission for independence and recognition for her work. As a favor to her roommate and friend, Kate Kavanagh, Ana (as her friends call her) accepts an interview with a wealthy, handsome, yet tormented, businessman named Christian Grey. During the interview, the 2 have a noticeable spark and flair for dominance; however, Ana finds herself desperate to be a part of ChristianÕs world. Admittedly, he wants her just as much Ð only in his special, dominating way. Discovering that Christian has a constant need for control that extends past his fame and wealth, Ana finds herself consumed by an overwhelming urge for exploration of her own desires. As they travel deeper into their intriguing relationship, the pair unveil secrets and recover love.