When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.
Little does she recognize the road her living will take, when faculty senior Steele measures in for her ill roommate to interview outstanding entrepreneur Religious Grey for his or her university document. As enigmatic as he is rich and potent Christian, sees she to him, and himself unusually attracted to Ana. Although inexperienced, Ana falls headlong into an affair — and learns that Christianis true erotic proclivities push the boundaries of discomfort and delight.