James's parents never talk about The Incident. His life is predictable and safe in their hands - but his sister Martha is certain their roles as full-time carers are destroying their lives, and infantilising her brother... When Danny's benefits are stopped, he faces an ultimatum from his girlfriend Maya: if he doesn't get a job, she's leaving... Fate once brought two boys from disparate backgrounds together at a posh private school, one from a privileged family and one on a scholarship. Rivals for top honours, neither could anticipate what their later lives had in store. Now, when James is sent for a stay in a respite home, the past will catch up with him and his erstwhile schoolmate - and offer them both an unlikely second chance...