Ronnie Sidney is perfect, his mother's little ray of sunshine. He can do no wrong, although sometimes he wants to, especially to people who look down on him and his mother, and their drab existence. And if bad things should happen to them - why, it's nothing to do with him. He's a good boy. Everybody says so.
Susan Ramsey was once perfect too, cherished by her parents, a popular girl at school. A nice girl in a nice home. Then her dad died and her mum remarried. The way her stepfather cherished her wasn't very nice at all.
So then they meet, Ronnie and Susan, become teenage sweethearts. If the world wasn't so wrong they'd be the perfect couple. But Ronnie can set that right. He's a good boy. Everybody says so. J:\EVERYONE\Cov-copy-EDI\ FICTION\AppleofmyEye-pba(alternativ.doc