Welcome to Paradise. Otherwise known as Laguna Beach. You've seen the backstabbing, betrayal, and small-town gossip set against the wealthy beachside paradise that is Laguna Beach, California. You've seen hook-ups, break-ups, screw-ups and make-ups -- and all just during two years of school. Now find out what life was like for the stars of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County before the hit MTV series. Think you know Kristin, Talan, Stephen, Taylor, LC, and their friends? Think again. You'll find out: How and when Stephen and LC hooked up and the "drama" that followed How Stephen and Kristin started dating Why Trey got interested in activism and politics How Lo learns that it's better to go to a party in Laguna Beach than to give one Talan's life as a pre-teen football star Taylor and Alex M.'s early fights over boys What their lives were like growing up What they all thought of each other when they first met, how their friendships formed, and more Packed with tons of exclusive material from embarrassing baby photos to first-kiss stories, here is everything you ever wanted to know about Laguna Beach's teen royalty.