And you will say you did it to yourself And you will say you fell down the stairs And you will say you walked into a door And you will say you have two left feet And you will say it was your own fault And you will lie but I know the truth There's a difference in loving and being in love When we talk now I listen for the truth In your lies and we're doing so good How your heart still belongs to him There's a difference in loving and being in love A story of a man in love with a woman in love with a man who doesn't care for her. The second man is so uncaring he often beats, berates, and otherwise abuses the woman. The first man is enslaved by the misery the woman refuses to admit. This is the story of Emma Kate. You will be the first man. CS (Move your mouse to reveal the content) CS (open) CS (close) Name: Age: (perhaps a tad older than Emma Kate) Appearance: (picture or description, if latter, describe face, hair, eyes, body, and average attire) Personality: (preferably nice or caring somehow, soft spot for Emma Kate) Upbringing: (How you were raised as a child) Emma Kate (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Emma Kate (open) Emma Kate (close) Name: Emma Kate Holland Age: 23 Appearance: Personality: Emma Kate, or EK as she's sometimes called, is kind, romantic, and rather hardy. She's very naive and trusting, which is exactly what led her into her current situation. Upbringing: EK's parents were very loving and amorous, constantly showing public displays of affection and being largely beyond reproach. They treated her well and tried to make sure she knew how to stay safe. Due to their open romance, she gained an idealized perception of love, and is currently paying for it. Him (Move your mouse to reveal the content) Him (open) Him (close) Name: Josiah Hill Age: 25 Appearance: Personality: Outwardly, he seems very kind. Also a bit of a showoff, he has money, strength, and intelligence. Sadly, his brilliant mind is plagued with ignorant persuasions - homophobia, misogyny, elitism, and other bigoted notions. Upbringing: Born into old money, Josiah was the last stake in a lengthy divorce battle in which, along with most other things, his father won. There was a reason his parents were getting divorced, and Josiah certainly is his father's son.