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…
In this stunning sequel to Cinder, Scarlet Benoit is a young French girl, eighteen years old, and nothing to those around her but a nuisance. Her grandmother has gone missing, and the police say she either ran away, or committed suicide, but Scarlet knows better. She can get no one to listen and help, until she meets a mysterious street fighter named Wolf, who becomes a friend, and soon, more than just that.
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.
Cinder is just an ordinary cyborg in a dystopian future Beijing. She lives with her stepmom Adri and her step sisters Pearl, who doesn’t like her very much; and Peony, who loves Cinder very much. She works at a small market mechanic shop she owns, and fixes people’s port screens, droids and other mechanical things. She thinks she is nothing special, with her mechanical “monstrosities”, but one day she gets a unusual customer that may just change her life for the better.