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?
Gina Charles, a professional dog trainer, finds her soon-to-be husband and maid of honour in a precarious situation, on the eve of her wedding. Gina runs from the scene with her faithful dog and retreats to Hope Springs, a mysterious hotel in a remote location.
Karou is a strange girl, with strange abilities. She sketches strange creatures seemingly out of her imagination, her hair naturally grows blue, and she can speak strange languages.
In a world divided by classes, Laia and her family struggle daily to survive under the Empire's Martial rule. One night, Laia's home is raided by Masks on suspicions of treason. Her brother is arrested, her grandparents are killed right before her eyes, and Laia is forced to escape into the night.