Characters left to right Maven Calore,Queen Elara, King Tiberius, Cal Calore
The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
The Barrow Family left to right; Gisa, Her mother, Mare Barrow, Her Father, Kilorn
The Kingdom of Norta has Two Social classes The Silver blood or the desirable, and The Red Blood also known as the undesirables. Was Ruled by King Tiberius and Queen Elara joined by their two sons; Prince Tiberius Jr. "Cal" and Maven.
While the Silver Blooded individuals had powers that allowed them to manipulate already existing things and living in the palace, the undesirables lived in a poverty filled part of Norta called the Stilts, and couldn't manipulate anything until Mare Barrow.
Mare's Ability to Manipulate Lightning is revealed to the whole Kingdom, but the Royal Family Hides the fact that she's an undesirable, the pretend that she's the descendant of a dynasty that was dead, and no one knew she was a red blood
Cal and Mare's Romance is getting heated, and their connection is getting deeper. Even though they are betrothed to other people in the kingdom of Norta
Cal and Mare are said to be Traitors to the kingdom Norta, because Mare was involved with the Red resistance, and Cal was said to have killed his father when really Queen Elara controlled him and made him stab his father.
Cal and Mare escape the rath of the Queen and Run to the Red resistance for safety, and to spread the word that they are looking for people like Mare, and kill them, to ensure that the Silver blooded are the most powerful when really it's the people like Mare Barrow.