Robby, a senior in high school, begins to attend a prestigious private school for boys called Lafayette. At the school he makes friends quickly. Particularly a fellow student named Michael who is also a senior.As soon as Robby arrives, Michael tells him about social groups within the school and how they are important within the establishment. He mentions to Robby about the group he was in called the Donner Society. Robby, with Michael's help, joins the group.During his time at Lafayette, Robby learns more than just academics. He comes to learn about friendship and trust, but above all of his lessons he learns that things are not always as they seem.