You know that scene in The Sound of Music where Fraulein Maria has just joined the household and is praying in her bedroom that she will be able to do right by the Von Trapp children as their governess, when the oldest child, beautiful Liesl, sneaks in through Maria's window, soaking wet, having just enjoyed moments of innocent romance with a boy in the middle of a rainstorm, and Maria is understanding of the circumstances and allows Liesl to dry off there in her room, and then they are joined by the other children who are frightened by the storm, and Maria soothes them all by singing "My Favorite Things"?
Well, it didn't happen that way for Lisa, shown here after being date-raped following her junior prom. She selected that silvery-gray dress to match her amazing gray-blue eyes (more striking than Megan Fox's, even) and had her first professional manicure the day of the event. She worked with her thick mane of hair until it was a perfect example of that classic been-to-bed tousled up-sweep, and wore a new pair of silver earrings, one powdery dove on each lobe that looked so tender and, she thought, rather exotic.
The sound of music prevailed at the prom, of course, but there was also the sound of her date's heavy breathing in her ear. It intoxicated Lisa, making her glad that she had invited the class "bad boy" to accompany her after having been dumped by her longtime boyfriend only a month before. When Lisa's date begged her to leave the prom before it was over she agreed, trading the option of some passion for the final half-hour of sociability with friends.
They were running in the rain across the lot toward his car when he powered Lisa onto the landscaped area, gripping her shoulders, ripping her dress, stripping off her panties, and—skipping all romantic formalities—raping her in a storm of fury. Rain dropped on roses and his whiskers shredded her face and neck. In no way were these a few of her favorite things...
Written for The Mag: Mag 158 that inspired with the above photo prompt (image by TheFoxAndTheRaven).