Where decadent wealth has bred soul-deep boredom, one needs something to pass the time. And with sex readily available, why not fill it with that? Sex, after all, is power. And also self-deception. And maybe destruction, for those who don't know how to wield the weapon.|
The Queen of this gameplay is the Marquise de Marteuil, who has just embarked on a friendly bet with her counterpart (and one-time lover) the Vicomte de Valmont. The wager? For the virtue of virtue herself: the Madame de Tourvel. A passionately devout (and married) young woman who surely won't succumb to the wiles of a man so obviously wicked as Valmont. Surely.
Let the games begin.
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