Yelena is to be executed for murder but soon receives an offer she can't refuse. Become an official food taster and bodyguard to the Commander of Ixia, and risk her life every single day. The Commander's life is constantly in danger, and Yelena must fight rebels who seek to overthrow the government, all the while learning how to control her newfound magical powers. Can Yelena survive the harsh life from within the castle walls?
Aria is back on the outside, and this time she's on a mission to find the Still Blue. She rejoins with Perry after months of being apart, but unfortunately the Tides won't accept her as one of their own. She leaves with Roar for the Horns' land, in search of information about the Still Blue and in hoes of rescuing Liv. Perry stays back with the Tides and tried to balance his duties as Blood Lord and his heart. With the Aether becoming more and more dangerous, will the star-crossed lovers be reunited in time, or will the elements get to them first?
In a protected city known as Reverie, Aria is an ordinary girl who spends her time with her friends travelling in and out of realms, without ever leaving the comfort of her room. One day, she and her friends decide to physically explore a part of the dome that has been damaged by a recent storm. Once inside the dome, things take a turn for he worse and Aria finds herself being rescued by an "outsider", a savage who lives on the outside of Reverie in the wastelands and who his worlds apart from her. Aria and Perry team up for a similar cause, even though they are anything but similar. Can Aria adapt to this new world and find it in her to see eye-to-eye with the savage from a different world?
Kote is a quiet innkeeper, a stranger in a new land, living day to day for his work. However, Kote is anything but ordinary. He is the single greatest magician of his time, Kvothe the Great. Fleeing from his past, he decides to throw away his background and live incognito- that is until a tale spinner finds him and upsets his new found life.