Dash is walking through his favorite bookstore when he finds a red moleskin notebook hiding out on the shelves. Inside, he finds a literary scavenger hunt. Of course he plays along. Lily's whole family, other than her brother, Langston, has left her alone for her favorite holiday: Christmas. Feeling more alone than ever, Langston helps Lily come up . . .
The squad it back...for the most part. But there's no time to grieve for their losses. Aurora still doesn't know how to control her powers, but now that she knows she's the Trigger, she's going to have to learn. And fast. All while hunting for the Weapon. Ya know, to save the galaxy from the evil Ra'haam, which is about to take over the universe and all. Speaking of . . .
In 2380, Tyler Jones is finally graduating from Aurora Academy. Top of his class, he knows he'll have first pick in assembling his dream team. That is, until he almost dies rescuing Aurora Jie-Lin O'Malley, a girl stuck in cryosleep aboard a centuries-lost spacecraft. That stunt puts him dead last, meaning his squad is now comprised of everyone else who . . .