1. Christian the writer
2. Wants to discover and write about love
3. He goes to Paris, the city of love
4. Starts a job writing a play
5. Meets Satin, and falls in love with her
6. He is heart broken when Satin "betrays" him and stays with the Duke
7. Returns in a rage and gain vengence (in a sense)
8. With Satin dead, Christian writes their story with a new perspective of love and life.