England 1963. Eighteen year old Keith has moved, with his parents, from a house in the suburbs of London to one in a village. It is located on the outskirts of the city, but in many ways it could be in the heart of the country. Keith is not looking forward to the prospect.
This story was written as an addition to the Sanitaria Springs series of stories. Those are stories written by Dabeagle and other authors who he invited to contribute. They are about events in the lives of several teen boys who live in the fictional town of Sanitaria Springs in New York State. The stories are interwoven and this particular story picks up on a character first met in a story titled 'Without A Trace.'
I do not think it is essential to read that story before reading this tale as I believe there is sufficient 'back story' here to enable this one to stand alone, but feel free to do so.
Fifteen year old Adam is a loner at school. Clever but afraid to show it, he is content not to draw attention to himself. However, one day in his World Geography class something happens to change that.