Aria and Perry reach the pods which holds Aria's moms possible location. If the rumors were true she would find he mom struggling to cope with DLS or even worse, death. Hoping for the best Aria leaves Perry behind in search of the mother, Lumina.
I'm sorry brother
To blend in with the rest Aria grabs a deceased guardians suit and begins the search for her mother. While in search she is discovered and taken to her mothers holding place only to find that her mother is dead. She is then taken to the man in charge, Hess, who makes a deal with her.
It's going to be okay Aria
Let's go Aria
Meanwhile Perry waits anxiously outside for Arias return. He gets caught up with some other outsiders passing by and earns their trust through a fight. They then decide to follow Perry back to the tides where they will serve him when he becomes the new blood lord.
Perry returns to the Tides with plans to become the new blood lord. As soon as he arrives he gets into a confrontation with his brother which turns into a fight causing Perry to kill his brother Vale, the former blood lord. Perry is now the blood lord and the fate of the Tides rest in his hands. Aria soon shows up at the Tides months after.
Aria and Perry hide their love from the rest of the Tides since Aria is a Dweller. Despite their efforts to try protect Aria the tribe still does not approve of her. Perry figures out Aria is only half mole and decides to get her marked. The rest of the Tides does not approve of this and she is poisoned in the process.
Members of the Tide decide to leave and Perry is left with very few people to work with. The tribe ends up being over worked and under fed. Aria realizes people left because of her and decides to leave as well. She heads out with Roar, Perry's best friend in hopes that former members will return to the Tides.