Ross, who faced fewer charges, pleaded guilty and has completed her jail sentence.
During the trial, they described sadistic beatings, being denied food and sleep and being forced into icy baths.
They depended on Williams for food, clothing and shelter and had no money of their own.
Another bottom who testified in the trial took beatings in place of women who Williams said misbehaved.
They could have gone to homeless shelters or called family, he said.
And, there were some inconsistencies in their recollections. And, if they were in fear, why didn't any of them call the police?