Do you think Christian would have been so attractive if he didn’t have bags and bags of money. I understand that he is drop dead gorgeous, but I wonder if he would have been allowed to wield so much power over Ana if he was not wealthy. While she was not with him for his money I think it definitely played a part in his charms. We can see when she first meets Christian for his interview she is quite intimidated by his staff, his offices and the man himself, this is a hurdle that she has to address to get closer to understanding Christian. What is so beautifully written is the fact that Ana actually has very little in material terms and what she does have, belongs to her best friend Katherine Kavanagh. Ana is grounded and while seems to be intimidated by Christians wealth, I don’t think she is necessarily impressed by it. Thus setting up a perfect love story, as she can see beyond his money and falls in love with the real person behind it. This is something Christian has a hard time dealing with as people in his past have just done as they are told because he pays them to, and this is just one more reason we fall for his charms.
“Oh, I exercise control in all things, Miss Steele,”………Christian Grey[contact-form]