They were the talented ones - young, fresh, arrogant, with a bright golden world swinging ahead of them. Then came that terrible, traumatic summer, their last summer together, the summer that had savagely thrust them into the adult world.
Jill - the leader, brilliant, ambitious. She made it to the top but never recovered from that nightmare summer.
Carol - lovely, languid, destined to be a great artist until her own sexuality destroyed her dreams.
Penny - determined to drag herself from a council estate and a scrounging father to the glittering world of the stage.
Andrea - loyal, obedient, self-effacing - and dazzled to be part of the clever set. She never realized her life was a lie.
They never really knew the truth about that summer - just that it had changed their lives.