If life was there for the taking, then it might look a lot like Kay Walker’s life. A good family with liberal and accepting attitudes, doing impressively well at college both on and off the field, a big circle of friends, and a promising future.
Of course, there are a couple of problems with this picture. Firstly, it wouldn’t make a very interesting story. And secondly, perhaps more importantly, it’s not quite true. Or at least, it’s not the whole picture.
Following the death of his mother, fifteen-year-old Robbie is forced to move from England to start a new life living with his uncle’s family in Canada. Homesick, confused, and missing his close friend, it soon becomes clear to his new family that Robbie is carrying a lot more baggage than he arrived with.
Ryan always loved the heroes with powers who fought crime and saved the world in his comic books. Then after a series of events, he discovers that he has become part of a new breed of soldiers with superhuman powers that come from the ability to manipulate the very structure of light. They fight against beings from another world called the Colossus and protect humanity against their destructive nature. Between rising to the legacy of his deceased brother to falling for a brooding man from a rival political family, Ryan begins to discover who he is and what the world truly needs...a Champion.
Tween Denny Marsden is planning to be a pirate when he goes out with his friends for Halloween. In his English class, he is so focused on the night ahead he starts to dream of going up to old man Snell’s farmhouse standing on O’Reilly Hill for more than he will get at any other house in town. Much to his horror old man Snell is not as nice as he imagines.
Growing up in rural Australia in the 1960s was tough. It was even tougher if your father had died suddenly leaving you at the mercy of a spiteful and uncaring mother but new boy at school changed all that.
Lucky, the newest heir to the Prince Charming title, wants nothing more than to fall in love and live happily ever after with his own prince . Instead, he's being forced by his father to marry a woman with long hair from a tower who would much rather cut it all off, so she too can be become the hero of her own fairy tale. But with the help of the Big Bad Wolf/officer, Lucky goes on an adventure to break the curse of three princesses, while finding love from the most unlikely person in today's world where the fairest women and the fittest men become celebrities and the stuff of legends.
Kyp had enough smothering to last him a lifetime. He overcame so much to graduate high school. Now that he's finally at college, he's finding that the start is harder than he thought.
He has a roommate for the first time in his life, and people who would like to be his friends if he'll let them in. Kyp wants to be independent, but circumstances beyond his control will teach him that sometimes the second half of the race is the hardest part.
Making amends to someone is more than simply telling them "I'm sorry." It's acknowledging your flaws to someone that you wronged, admitting exactly what your wrongs were, and promising that person you will live your life trying your hardest to not hurt someone else like that. You're promising them you will try to live a better life. After Scott hurt TJ, his life quickly spiraled out of control. Now, he has an awesome sponsor, an awesome boyfriend (who is his sponsor's younger brother), and working The Steps (until he reaches The Eighth Step). Will he find the strength to try and contact TJ again to make amends for what he did?
Derrick has recently left the comfort of his old school to attend a new prep school on the other side of town. He may not have their money, or their possessions, but once he finds the love of a boy he meets on the bus...he finds something much stronger.
Just as Billy Roberts is beginning to think he might be able to begin revealing his true self to those closest to him, he is finding out that those closest to him have secrets of their own. His parents are growing further apart as his father's health is failing and his mother is falling under the spell of a charismatic homophobe. His boyfriend is hiding something that could destroy someone's life. His best friend is being driven over the edge by his abusive family. And through it all, Billy is being bullied by someone he once considered a friend. Welcome to W.A.R..