In 2034 the UK had split leaving a post apocalyptic England alone in the world. Surviving is the hardest thing you'll do in this Unsceptred Isle, unless you're trying to die, that gets harder. After Eighteen years Jon Maitland returns to Launceston in the hope of finding that death.
While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent until Todd's 18th birthday. Now Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding after years apart, sending the groom-to-be's world crashing down.