Addison Snow is your typical teenager. She has a family that loves her, friends that make her laugh, and she's wrapped up in the excitement of graduating high school and going off to college to pursue her dream of becoming an author. When her mother, who also happens to be Addison's best friend, dies unexpectedly, her world comes to a crashing halt.
To her millions of fans, ballroom champion Selena Marcil seems to have the perfect life: a great dance partner, a hit reality show, and celebrity perks. But underneath the glamorous ball gowns, Selena longs to find someone to share her life with when the stage lights dim. Selena's childhood sweetheart, Bret Lord, hung up his dance shoes after winning two national titles with her as a teenager, and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He never saw his former fiance again, except on television and on the cover of men's magazines.
General Lucifer of the Kingdom army is convicted of treason and is banished to the earth, along with his rebel forces. Later, when the Kingdom of Heaven establishes a colony on earth, the former general makes his move and grabs control of the colony, and enslaves the human colonists. For the next seven thousand years, Kingdom forces clash with Lucifer's rebels in a war that is invisible to the humans of earth. Each human eventually finds that they are barred from crossing the border into the safety of the Kingdom.