From the author of the Rithmatist (2012), comes a new, fast-paced, futuristic series. An unexplained explosion in the sky turned ordinary people into evil Epics with supernatural powers. When David Charleston was 8, his father was killed by a ruthless Epic named Steelheart, and David, now 18, has waited 10 years for revenge. He joins the Reckoners, a shadowy group who spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. David is certain that he holds the key to Steelheart's weakness and he wants revenge!