She insists on driving herself and meeting at Escala, to which he reluctantly obliges. Ana tells him that Kate was impressed with the interview, but she wished she had a recent photo of Christian. As they go to pick up Ana's stuff from her place, Leila is there, having been stalking both Ana and Christian. Ana realises she isn't able to outwit Jack and saves Mia's life, but is hurt in the process. Ana soon wakes up, and Christian goes to her with tears in his eyes. As Ana is out around town, she is followed by a strange woman Bella Heathcote.
He lies down in bed with her, and they sleep. Christian has another nightmare while Ana is awake. He visits Ana while she meets with a writer, Boyce Fox Tyler Hoechlin , with the implication that he is jealous, and he is also upset that Ana still uses her maiden name at work and not Grey. Ana does not expect to meet Christian again, but he appears at the hardware store where she works. The book jumps forward a few years at the end, showing a happy Ana and Christian getting ready to celebrate the second birthday of their son, Theodore nicknamed Teddy. Ana is immediately attracted to Grey and she stumbles through the interview and leaves his office thinking it went poorly. However, he is likely as seduced by emotion for her as she is enticed by sexual explorations and a romantic relationship with him.
Taylor meets her at the airport in Seattle and drives her to Escala. Christian and Ana plan to meet again, and he takes Ana home, where she discovers several job offers and admits to Kate that she and Christian had sex. In this novel, Anastasia Steel meets business tycoon, Christian Grey, while doing an interview for her roommate, Kate. A representative for the library stated that it was due to the book's sexual content and that other libraries had declined to purchase copies for their branches. He tells her that he came by to purchase cable ties.
It turns out that Christian and Jack were both part of the same foster care group, and Christian wonders if he would have turned out like Jack if he didn't get adopted, but Ana assures him he wouldn't have. He then takes her to his bedroom where he deflowers Anastasia. She finds Christian in his study, taking a business call. He spanks her a few times for pleasure, not punishment , and they have sex. Once there, Grey asks her to sign a non-disclosure, which she agrees to sign.
James announced the would be released on 10 February 2015. The cycle keeps repeating untill the author thinks it's enough she can't write anymore coz she is running out of wild fantasies. After successfully landing a job with Seattle Independent Publishing, Ana further bristles under the restrictions of the non-disclosure agreement and the complex relationship with Mr. The contract is negotiable, so she opts to change the mandated number of workouts from four-times per week to three. They exchange more emails, and he decides to come over so they can discuss the contract again. However, she teases him by getting him to chase her around the kitchen.
And Christian must overcome his compulsion to control as he wrestles with the demons of a tormented past. Christian leads Ana to the playroom and asks her to bend over a bench. After reading, Ana rolls her eyes, which has always been a rule-breaker for Christian. In , Brazil, Judge Raphael Queiroz Campos ruled in January 2013 that bookstores throughout the city must either remove the series entirely from their shelves or ensure that the books are wrapped and placed out of the reach of minors. Christian gives Ana his phone number. Ana's fear intensifies when she finds out that Leila was able to obtain a gun.
Robinson while she is gone. Grey does so, beating her with a belt, and Ana decides this is not what she wants. Let us now pause to assess the situation: First of all, Ana manages to graduate college without ever being drunk, ever having sex, and without owning a laptop. Critical reception of the book, however, has tended towards the negative, with the quality of its prose generally seen as poor. However, we have to question whether an inexperienced girl of her age can actually make the right decisions, pressured by his strong character.
Days before her graduation, she agrees to interview as a favor for her roommate, Kate, who had the flu. However, there comes a time when she wonders about her limits, and the limits of Christian, so she asks him to show her how far it is possible to go. Ana tries to placate her by making it seem like Christian still cares about her. So, finally they get a grand wedding, buy castle like houses and create kids. Greene arrives and exams Ana, leaving her with a prescription. Christian then explains his rules and the contract Ana would have to sign if she were to agree to be his submissive. James the 'Publishing Person of the Year', a decision whose criticism in the and the was referred to by and summarised in.
He is very surprised to hear from her, and is worried about her drunken state. The film was released on 13 February 2015, and although popular at the box office, critical reactions were mixed to negative. She sends Christian one last email asking him if it is Mrs. She lies on the bed, blindfolds her, puts iPod ear buds in her ears, and ties her arms and legs spread eagle style to each of the four posts of the bed with leather cuffs. Therefore, when he shows up at the hardware store where she works a few days later, she finds herself unable to hide her nervousness.
She sees him across the room, and he walks over to their table. Ana's stalker kicks things up a notch. A film adaptation of the book was produced by , , and , with and securing the rights to the trilogy in March 2012. Things finally take a happy turn. Anastasia wonders if she is fit for that but still decides to try it since she is curious. The two visit her grave and place flowers down.