One day, Tommo went out with his Dad to the field to clear away the dead trees. Whilst in the field, a tree fell almost landing on Tommo, his dad rushed to save him but sadly the tree crushed his dad as Tommo watched devastated.
A few days later, the funeral came and Tommo had to watch his dad go to heaven thinking it was his fault for his death.
Tommo and Charlie meet Molly at school and become the best of friends.
Tommo and Charlie go of to fight for their country in World War 1.