A dangerous conspiracy unfolds... In Author R.J. Merle’s whirlwind start of the Children of the Elements series, a clumsy teenage techno-geek struggles to protect kidnapped children from a covert government organization responsible for creating their abilities to control the five elements. A mighty wind… Seventeen-year-old Brody Thackett’s conspiracy theorist brother ensnares him in a real life children-as-weapons plot, while a determined scientist grooms happy-go-lucky seven-year-old Darcy Lynn Carpenter to use the wind as a deadly weapon. Out of control... Despite the firm hand of Scientist Nora Hicks, Brody struggles to rescue the kids and escape, even as Darcy Lynn fights to gain control of the surging power of the savage winds.