Sadism 0: The Awakening

Nyssa stared at the contents of the box on her lap, wide-eyed. "Mistress Mel's Guide to Assertiveness Training?"
Tegan nodded. "No offense, but you can be a wet blanket sometimes. This'll help."
Nyssa held up the whip. "And this?"
"The Mistress threw it in free when I told her it was for you. She says you have 'potential'"
"But I don't have the first idea how to start!" she protested.
"Look, Nyssa, there are some short exercises listed on the back of the box. Try those and see how you like it. Hey! Adric! Come here. We need an assistant."