Maddie takes Kate to the local youth refuge, where they meet Nat the Nerd, another dumped loser. The three of them form a sometimes awkward alliance which culminates in their involvement in a 'Reclaim the Night' march.
But how do you reclaim the night when the rape happened in broad daylight? And how do you stop being a victim?
Through Kate's rape, her refuge and recovery, Maddie and Nat learn how they can reclaim their own right to live without fear of violence and discrimination.
When a furious and frustrated Maddie gallops her horse up onto the Ridge trails, the last person she expects to see is her best friend from primary school, Kate. Still less does she expect to see Kate lying at the side of the trail, dumped by the bikie who's raped her...