Imagine being so scarred, creativity wilts and words flee. The after-her was filled with her even though she wasn’t there. But now that I have my voice back I want to share our story. Is it possible to enjoy a love story when you know it will end in the kind of heartache that slices time? I think so. Amalia is in the first year of a Music degree when she meets final year student and fellow Australian Alex. They are both swept away by the immediacy and intensity of their connection. They are, as the Chinese proverb has it, ‘like old friends at first sight,’ Gradually, it dawns upon them both that their feelings for one another may be more than platonic but dare they risk a romantic entanglement if it threatens this most perfect of friendships?