Southampton, 1905. Ellie-May and Jack have been inseparable since birth. But when Jack and his mother fall on hard times they are thrown into the workhouse. Four years later, now aged 16, Jack is reunited with Ellie-May. Quickly they both realise that their feelings for each other go beyond friendship. But when war approaches, Jack enlists to fight, they are once again torn apart. Will Ellie-May and Jack find their way back to each other before it's too late?