Actually had a idea for something like this, but the protagonist was the 6 year old, and was freed after 10 years. Then she was recruited by a agency to find the people that murdered her parents and framed her.
That's me. Im the nightmare emptier. The horrible things I've seen...who could be have such horrible dreams?? The reason I am the one whose job this is, is because I cannot dream. I cannot dream nice dreams or terrible ones.
Everyone is born with blond hair. Their hair turns brown when they lose their innocence. I was born with black hair. I will lead the revolution. (Not really anything to do with the story but I just thought it was good.)