After the death of Theo Ryder, Andrew becomes hated by all boys at harrow. The Harrow boys blame Andrew for Theo's death all because of rumors. Andrew supposedly "pushed Theo into drugs, and had overdosed". A doctor had came in to tell the students that Theo hadn't died of drugs but of natural causes. Having a rare disease that effects your lungs and is hardly ever possible to detect is the "cause" of Theo's death. Knowing the truth, Andrew keeps to himself to protect his sanity and life. He doesn't tell what he saw for the fear that he might be sent home or called crazy. Although after every storm there is a rainbow. Persephone and Andrew's relationship begin to get stronger, especially since she now is his one and only friend.