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..
Lane Hardy returns from the rehab center in San Diego. Lane and Carlos pick up their relationship where they left off. Lane is haunted by Stamper's ghost putting his newfound sobriety at risk. A door keeps appearing in Lane's apartment building that is a portal to everyone's fear.
Chris Williams had been exiled from the Parker Valley Pack after his participation in an attack on the mate of another pack member. After being forced to leave the only home he knew, he was taken in by a pack on the west coast as a favor to his old Alpha. At the suggestion of the counselor he is working with, he began keeping a journal of his thoughts on what got him to where he is.
Ryo has looked out for Soubi all his life. He loves Soubi, but has never had the courage to tell him until Soubi's ex-boyfriend returns. When Soubi's ex-boyfriend returns home after two years to take him back, Ryo decides to make a declaration.
Kian spills his strawberry milkshake on Daven at a Mall Food Court. Daven is caught between irritation and fear when Kian follows him to the men's bathroom. In mere minutes, Dr. Daven Noland meets Kian Raja, an Assassin with a warped sense of humor, and a valid contract with Daven's name.
It's been said that suffering builds character. And there are few that know suffering better than young Justin. Only 14 years old, he has found an easy way out. A suicidal tendency that he is hoping will bring an end to his misery. But when he meets a mysterious boy at the end of Navy Pier one dark evening...he is given an alternative. One that will give him purpose, and set in motion the events that will lead to his ultimate destiny....in a world not like our own.