Ebony never admitted to being perfect. She was esteemed because her father is that pastor. When flesh got out of control, she brought shame on herself, family, and the church.
As the story unfolds, Ebony takes chapter break to confess before the readers. These timely confessions allows the readers to see from her eyes and to feel the sentiments of her repentive heart.
Ebony is a prime example of how someone can allow lust to wreck havoc in their life. It can happen to anyone who is unaware of the subtleness of temptation.