Shaun in Daz sta navihana fanta, ki sta prijatelja že iz šolskih klopi. Po zaključku šole se veselita poletja, vendar niti ne slutita, da bodo njune brezskrbne počitnice za vedno spremenile njuni življenji. Dvanajst let kasneje Shauna doleti hud udarec, saj izgubi svojega prijatelja, zato je odločen, da bo spremenil svoje življenje, tako da se najprej sooči s svojo preteklostjo.
Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experiences in educational system. All they have is their friendship and, for Shaun, his first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world, he is bound to lose. Labelled as a violent bully, he destroys himself and takes Daz with him. Shaun has twelve years to reflect on an intense summer of love, sex and loyalty, but Daz's imminent death forces Shaun to go on a journey to confront his past. This is the story of a man full of intelligence and promise struggling to reclaim his life.