The belt swept down again. She strained to react, to save herself, somehow pull away, but she was so tightly secured at the wrists and ankles that all she could do was move her head. The tautness of her body accentuated the pain and heightened her feeling of captivity. She felt completely under his control. She was his victim, and his to humiliate. She could only receive the pain he gave her.
The army of the Greeks is encamped outside the walls of Troy and the legendary war rages all around. So when Sappho and Chryseis, two beautiful Trojan girls, are captured by their deadly enemies while trying to flee the city, their situation is not a good one.
The question of who will possess and dominate the two slaves becomes the source of friction within the Greek camp, and the two hapless captives can only pray that some miracle will help them escape from the cruel and warlike men into whose hands they have fallen.