Blowing off steam at a Saturday night party with the girl you really want to date can lead to hearing your friends' thoughts, pissing off the Faery King, and imminent mortal danger - if you're sixteen-year-old Kevin Landon, instant freak. His new normal: A best friend with a secret. A doomed rock-n-roll singer. A kidnapped father. Only Kevin can save them. But first he has to survive the Faery King's hunt.
The people in Diandra Brown's town tremble under the iron-fisted rule of Moms with psychic powers and Dads who enforce the law. They're surrounded by the deadly shadowland known as the void. The world has torn itself to pieces, they say. For humanity to survive, obedience comes first no matter the cost. Children must do what they're told, grow up to become Moms and Dads - or refuse and be thrown into the black.
Rude Diamond Davies III thinks he knows everything that goes down at his high school. In his extracurricular line of work as a Faery seer's apprentice, not knowing could get him dead. But when a strange girl turns up needing his help - and when that help involves falling in love - his world turns upside down.