Austin and Conner thought they knew what it meant to be brothers. Only seven and ten-years-old, they’ve already carried each other through losing their father. The worst of their lives was supposed to be over.
Then a confrontation with a bully goes horribly wrong. As Austin fights for his life, Conner must face his greatest fear: losing his brother. Meanwhile the bully responsible must deal with crippling grief and guilt of his own.
When Austin’s condition deteriorates, all three boys will see their childhoods threatened with a very adult darkness. Their resulting desperate choices could leave all of their young lives cut short.