As a little girl, Vivian was a gifted and beautiful pianist. She conquered each key with precise grace, foretelling the exquisite melodies they would produce. Though talented, Vivian carried herself in a humble and reserved manner, often reading biographies of great composers, or studying sheet music. Unfortunately, at the age of thirteen, a rapid and viscious case of macular degeneration put a seemingly unbreakable wall between Vivian and her dreams. In just months, she had lost her eyesight completely. During the period of degeneration, Vivian developed Charles Bonnet Syndrome, a terrifying illness that typically distorts faces. Her mother would enter the room, only to be cast out by the poor girls screams. She had said that her mother had appeared before her with black spider eyes and a gaping maw of shark teeth, often bleeding out of every orifice. As she learned to cope with the horrific images, she found whispers that gave these delusions a voice. Vivian had felt as if she had gained a second sight in the lost of her first, and many times, she felt something course through her nervous system, guiding her in darkness. Transitioning into high school was difficult for Vivian. Though Braille was a breeze for her to learn, Vivian could not see herself mature into a beautiful woman.