Ava Sinclair is one of the Queens of Daddy Dom and age play books. I love reading whatever she writes, but there is something about her Daddy books which I really like. And, mostly, this one is no different. I 98% loved The Daddy Treatment.
In this world, the rich get richer and the poor get bent over the table and fucked up the ass without lube, a reach around, or dinner, and are expected to be happy about it, and then tossed in the dung heap. Kerry has had a shitty life and has had to deal with neglect and abuse through her whole life. She’s made all kinds of poor choices just so that she could actually feel something, but it didn’t always work. Finally, out of sheer desperation, she goes to a small local store and held it up. Sadly, it didn’t help, and it just made things worse. She ended up getting arrested and then sentenced to prison. She signed paperwork to go to an experimental rehab program.
Eli is a former soldier and a scientist. Together with his partner, he designed a program that would take women who have made such poor choices and help them turn their lives around. Basically, they take the women back to their childhood and give them all the love and cherishing that a Daddy is supposed to give his little girl. One tool they use to do this is a memory retrieval program. It goes into the women’s minds and gets all the memories of their lives. The women don ‘t know that it happens because they are knocked out while it happens. The doctors and the guardians in the program use that information to help establish a bond with their charge.
Eli has seen something about Kerry, and he wants her to be his little girl. He goes through her memories and sees that her mother always called her Sugar, which is now what everyone is going to call her. He’s going to do everything he can to get through to her and help her become the person that she could be.
Like I said before, I 98% loved this book. The one thing I didn’t like was the fact that they were using the women’s memories to create that bond with their Daddies, without the women knowing what’s happening. I can understand why they did it and it works within the framework of the story. I had to sit and figure out why I didn’t like it, and after some time, I was able to figure it out. I spent a lot of time around someone who was manipulative and gaslighted me when I was younger. This person liked to play mind games. To me, that’s what it felt like was going on, that they were using that information to play mind games on the women. Like I said, I understand why they did it, and it gives them a jumpstart into the bonding process, which would otherwise be very difficult for these ladies. I just had to take the time to process my feelings and separate out what I felt versus what was going on in the book, if that makes sense. And all of this is just my personal feelings and it didn’t ruin my enjoyment of the book.
Even with the jumpstart on the process, it had to be hard for these women to trust. I mean, if you look at Sugar, she jumps straight to anger and bypasses anything that shows vulnerability. It is really hard to be vulnerable, especially if you have spent your life being let down, neglected, or abused. Being scared feeds into being angry, and it’s a lot easier to be angry and attack everyone so that you hurt them before they can hurt you. It makes you feel strong instead of weak and vulnerable. It’s a hard and tiring way to live though.
I love that when Sugar finds out about the memories that she is ready to walk. She isn’t going to just forgive and forget immediately. I also like that what happened with her has changed the program and they will tell the women that they accessed her memories. That makes me happy.
I think Mitzi needed some more work, and it was shitty of Eli’s partner to go behind his back and have Sugar’s first encounter with another little girl be Mitzi. He had to have know what would happen, but he just had to be right.
OK, that’s all I have to say about this one today. Go check out all of Ava’s books, you won’t regret it! Happy reading!