‘You have to realise your decisions have consequences not only for you but for all of us – most of all your father!’
It’s late. Richard and Joyce have just returned home from the House of Lords – another boozy, gruelling but important social event that further cements Richard’s chance of being promoted to Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.
To their astonishment, and relief, they find their estranged son, Luke, fast asleep upstairs. After a year’s absence – and with only one email letting them know he was safe – where has he been? More importantly, why has he come back? And will Luke’s demons play hell with Richard’s promotion?