Fearless and wise beyond her teenage years Max, knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and her family of orphans--Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gazzy and Angel--are just like ordinary kids. Only they can fly. It may seem like a dream come true to some, but their lives can morph into a living nightmare at any time. When Angel, the youngest member of their flock, is kidnapped, Max must face her worst nightmare yet and lead them back to the lab where they were created. In the process, she discovers the biggest betrayal of all.