Cassel Sharpe comes from a long line of workers: people with the ability to control other people with a single touch of the hand. The problem is, Cassel isn't one of them.
Alina Starkov as never belonged anywhere: orphaned at a young age, sent to an estate along with other children, and sent to war as a member of the First Army, she has always been an outsider.
Wren and her best friends, collectively known as the turtles, lead pretty typical teenage lives: going to school, gossiping, and meeting dark and handsome older boys at private galas in the MET.
Scarlett and Donatella are sisters who dream of escaping their grim reality and attending the yearly magic performance known as Caraval.
On a remote island off the coast of Russia lives a special girl with magical powers; she is the only enchantress in the whole country. Training with her father day in and day out, Vika hones her skills for her future job.
All is not well in the world, as manifested by a sudden prolongation of nighttime in Brooklyn.
Jude and her sister were cruelly torn from the homes when they were very young, and thrust into a world so dangerous that they must conform and blend in, or risk losing their heads.
After an alien invasion made by a civilization known as the Tavdorians, Earth has become a breeding ground for slave plantations and resourcing.
When a proposition arises in the form of a substantial amount of money, Kaz simply can't refuse.
Daughter of two illustrious physicists, Marguerite is very different from her parents and sister; she's an artist who prefers portraits over quantum physics.