Matt and Emily become best friends after he hits her at primary school. When they go to different senior schools, they part ways, but make a pact to meet up in fifteen years if they lose touch. Navigating the twists and turns of college and university Matt and Emily find their own separate paths. They both end up in relationships - one good, one bad. As their rendezvous draws closer, Matt is unsure about whether he should go. But he can't get Emily's last words, ̀the only reason not to turn up is if you are dead,' out of his head.