Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the "Flock" - Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel - are just like ordinary kids - only they have wings and can fly. It may seem like a dream come true to some, but their lives can morph into a living nightmare at any time - like when Angel, the youngest member of the Flock, is kidnapped and taken back to the "school" where she and the others were genetically engineered by sinister scientists.
Her friends brave a journey to blazing hot Death Valley, CA, to save Angel, but soon enough they find themselves in yet another nightmare, this one involving fighting off the half-human, half-wolf "Erasers" in New York City.
Story by James Patterson and Art by NaRae Lee.