A classic erotic novel, Story of O relates the love of O, a beautiful Parisian fashion photographer, for Rene. As part of that intense love, O demands debasement and severe sexual and pychological tests. So Rene takes her to a chateau, where she is enslaved and systematically sexually assaulted by various other men. Later, Rene turns O over to Sir Stephen, an English friend who intensifies the brutality. But the final humiliation is yet to come.