Three women pledged together in friendship. Maybe I should tell their story. Maybe I'm the only one who can. After all, I'm the one who loved all three. But I don't fool myself. They don't belong to me. If anything, I guess I belong to them. A rainy-day ritual-a tea party between three little girls-becomes the framework of not only their friendship, but their lives. Blonde, curly-haired Zoe Alexander is openhearted, kind and free-spirited, but struggles with body image. Emily Waters is shy, diminutive and would prefer to live vicariously through the characters in the books she reads. And Shannon Morell-tall, athletic, strong-has a deep sense of loyalty, but will always fear abandonment. As these three girls grow into women, they forge careers, have their hearts broken, marry and have children, but the one constant that remains is each other, and their regular tea parties. And when the unthinkable happens, the girls sit down to have one final farewell tea.