Ella’s life had turned into a nightmare, and she didn’t think she’d survive very much longer. The life that she always dreamed of was gone. She didn't have time for daydreaming, she just needed to survive.
Ax was there in time to save her. He took care of her and gave her hope for the future. She might not end up where she thought she would, but he’d heal and care for her as no one else could.