any heavy mental or emotional burden (often used in the phrase a millstone around one's neck).
It started 137 days before. He never could save him.
The story is narrated by bully clique member Tom Gurney and begins with a short reflection. He speaks of someone who has not lived enough. The story he tells begins on August 23rd, 2007, when he finds his best friend Wade Martin slumped outside of the Old Bullworth Vale park, drunk, after having fought with his father.
The story follows the two's senior year at Bullworth Academy.
Millstone is named for the Brand New song of the same name.