If nothing is worth dying for, what value has this life?
A tale of childhood friends and separation and sacrifice that hurts to consider. Two boys and a girl grown together in the grand estate country of Virginia in the 1960s share with us their trust, their bond, their preposterous chances of preserving the fragile intimacy of the young. They make us laugh, these summer children, right before they make us cry. They take our hope and stomp on it, break it and ruin it, then give it back as something more, something invaluable that we need to have.