Set in a sweeping fantasy world where some survivors of a deadly disease come out of it with fearsome powers, The Young Elites tells the story of a girl named Adelina who spirals into darkness and vengeance after she discovers her own abilities. How does a person turn evil? And can a villain ever find her way back to the light again?
In a violent, futuristic, half-flooded Los Angeles governed by martial law, fifteen year old Day lives on the streets as the country's most wanted criminal. When a murder forces him to cross paths with June--a wealthy, brilliant fifteen year old girl loyal to the state--the two are thrown into direct opposition and combat. But are they truly meant to be enemies? Or is there more to their society than meets the eye?