A young politician, Gabriel Blair leaves the pop world behind and begins a journey to the top job in the land. He falls in love with Cherie Everdene, an ambitious greedy women. A kind of Lady Macbeth lite, although still a pretty nasty bit of goods They meet during University where they both study to be accomplished liars. She tolerates him knowing he can be easily manipulated along the way. They start buying houses and plan her, I mean his, rise to the top.
Gordon Boldwood, a lonely and repressed man of zero personality and even less emotion also has one eye on the big prize. After receiving an anonymous funny e-card declaring ‘Gordon for PM xx’ he becomes obsessed with wanting to run the country.
Neither man seems destined to be anything other than a distant admirer when along comes the dashing Sergeant Mandelson. Initially both men dislike the fancy Dan but Gabriel becomes slowly infatuated and is totally smitten and a little tipsy by the end of the night. Sergeant Mandelson decides who is the better option and opts for the more convincing liar. Gordon becomes Blair’s accountant.
They plan to sit back and wait until someone major falls on his sword and then they move swiftly and begin running the country. Gabriel Blair begins dismantling everything and isolating himself. He decides not to talk to his neighbour, Gordon Boldwood, anymore. He notices Sergeant Mandelson is a tosser and all around him are incompetent. He dismisses everyone and runs the country himself.
A fellow drunk from far way contacts him and they start wars while in a stupor. They order some more beers. The soldiers order biers. It all ends in tears.
With everything broken Gabriel decides to cash in and buys a house for each day of the week. Gordon Boldwood moves into Gabriel’s old house but it doesn’t feel like home and moves out. Two oddballs move in.
Gabriel Blair and Cherie Everdene spend their lives tormenting Gordon Boldwood. Sergeant Mandelson spends his life tormenting Gordon Boldwood. Gordon Boldwood ploughs a lonely furrow.