The students of Camp Praesentia, where kids with extraordinary abilities learn to use them, welcome most newcomers enthusiastically. Haley and Kendra Malloy, however, differ from the camp's other attendees in one vital way: they're girls.
As they adjust to this new world—and it adjusts to them—they're sucked into the tense power struggle playing out at the camp. A secret group, organized by charismatic student Eli Hollsopple, plans to leave the camp and join a government agency. Haley races to uncover the
When the group kidnaps Haley's crush, she realizes that her sister has joined forces with the group. Kendra's divided allegiances place her in harm's way, even as the group's mysterious leader works to destroy all opponents.
Haley does what any sixteen-year-old with magical powers would do—she vows to save her sister. She completes her self-imposed mission, only to be left with a harrowing choice: rescue her first love, or save seventy-five innocent teachers and students.
She makes her choice, but it's not over yet. The secret group attacks, determined to crush everyone in sight. Haley and Kendra must put aside their differences, because they're the only students who can call upon the one person capable of stopping the savagery—the most
powerful student in the camp's history. (Miss Snark!!!!!!)
You're missing the key piece: what's so bad about leaving camp and joining the government? (obvious jokes aside)
There's no motivation for the bad guys being bad. I realize they're teenagers, but this is fiction, it actually has to make sense.