Sometime during her first spanking, Lauren's indignation turns to shame. She stops protesting and realises how much she deserves it. In her recent past she's been arrested, expelled from university and sacked from various jobs, but instead of taking responsibility for her actions, she's blamed everyone else and lied to herself.
But her punishment confronts her with the painful truth and she sees herself for what she really is: a sad girl held captive by her manipulative father and her own bad habits. So, assured of Robert's strict discipline, she promises that she'll do better.
Yet Lauren can't escape her past, and her father's malicious plotting lands her in a cruel psychiatric ward. Throughout her hospitalisation and her father's sadistic bid to keep her for himself, she must remember the lessons she's learned from her punishments. In order to begin anew, she must face her past and suffer the consequences.