At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.
"David and the Reckoners continue their fight against the Epics, humans with superhuman powers, except they may have met their match in Regalia, a High Epic who resides in Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan"--
An international team of six teenaged vampire hunters, trained in Salamanca, Spain, goes to New Orleans seeking to rescue team-member Jenn's younger sister as the vampires escalate their efforts to take over the Earth.
As the newly appointed Hunter, teenager Jenn leads the fighting teams who defend against the Cursed Ones--the vampires who are taking over Earth--but an even more sinister force now threatens the teams of hunters, with the fate of humanity at stake.
On the brink of the final battle against the Cursed Ones, the Salamancan hunters' internal bickering threatens their cause, and Jenn must try to rally her team while facing her own doubts, especially about her love for Antonio.
Danny Wright is considered to be a hero by many in the rebel held area of Idaho and the Northwest, but he has little faith in what passes for a government there, or in the secretive and repressive Brotherhood--and when nuclear weapons are detonated in Washington, D.C. and New York, the Civil War suddenly turns into World War III.