Surrender

Waves crashed mercilessly against black jagged rocks.

She met his eyes, her face filled with tenderness and equanimity.  And jumped into the icy-cold waters, the foam warmly beckoning as it churned ferociously.

She woke up with a start.

‘Honey? It’s Sunday. Breakfast in bed,’ he grinned, placing the tray in front of her.

Her wrists bruised blue from the gnarled rope, ankles chafed from rusted chains bound to the bed.

Surrender /səˈrɛndə/ verb
stop resisting to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority.