Jason and Barnaby are brothers. Each is highly
successful in his chosen career - Barnaby as a presenter of TV nature
programs and Jason in the field of medicine. But they share a dark and
uncomfortable secret that neither dares divulge. So when Barnaby decides to
write an account of their relationship during their childhood and teenage
years the results are explosive and far-reaching. The story begins some 40
years ago, with a lightning flash on a summer night....