"Maybe he did change and it was a problem. However unlikely, maybe he was wrong for thinking drunk bar fights and one-night stands were demeaning. Wrong for seeing war as self-destruction, rather than as a solution to political problems." It's 1981, London. Conservatives have taken the government. The public is divided, and the city seems to revel in extremes. Will hates his job in sales, and dreams of the day he will become a real poet. He's struggling to relate to people in his life. And society. The pain only keeps growing, until eventually... He snaps.