A Sweet Obscurity : Dido is nine years old, and has never known what it's like to be part of a proper family. Eliza, the clever but hopeless aunt who has brought her up, can't give her the normal childhood she craves. Eliza's ex-husband Giles needs Dido back in his life, feeling it has lost all meaning without her. His girlfriend, Julia, however has other ideas. Then a new love for Eliza causes all four to re-evaluate their lives and sets in motion a chain of events that will change everything.