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.