Michael is a no one. Or so he thinks. Sure, he’s fifteen, has Tourette’s, and shorter than most girls, but he’s also electric. And someone is trying to get him. After witnessing the kidnapping of his mother and the mysterious absence of friend Taylor Ridley, he and his best friend genius Ostin Liss go to save them both. But little do they know what danger lies ahead…
David Charleson has seen many things, he’s seen his Father being murdered, he’s seen new and well, epic, Epics, and most of all, he’s seen Steelheart bleed, he is out for revenge, and wants to see him bleed again. To do this, David must convince an Epic killing freedom team (The Reckoners) to help him. The only problem is that he must prove to The Reckoners that he can join their team and then, he has to get them to believe that they can actually find his weakness.