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Undone (Outcast Season -1) by Rachel Caine

Undone (Outcast Season #1) by Rachel Caine

Outcast Season series by Rachel Caine. This is a sequel series to the Weather Warden series.

Genres and Sub-GenresEdit

Urban Fantasy / SciFi-UF

Series Description or Overview Edit

Urban fantasy series, preceded by the Weather Warden series.

The Outcast Season four-book story arc follows Cassiel, a powerful Djinn cast out from her world and her powers to live as a human. Partnered with Luis Rocha, an Earth Warden, Cassiel quickly discovers that her reasons for exile are more complex than they seemed ... and more deadly. The Djinn expect her to make a fatal choice: allow an old enemy to triumph and destroy all life, or kill the source of her power. — The entire human race. ~ Goodreads | Undone (Outcast Season, #1)

Books in Series Edit

Outcast Season series:

  1. Undone (2008)
  2. Unknown (2010)
  3. Unseen (2011)
  4. Unbroken (2012) ~ Final

Outcast Season Shorts, Novellas, Anthologies and Guides Edit

Companion Series, Spinoffs, Sequels or Prequels Edit

Weather Warden series:

  1. Ill Wind (2003)
  2. Heat Stroke (2004)
  3. Chill Factor (2005)
  4. Windfall (2005)
  5. Firestorm (2006)
  6. Thin Air (2007)
  7. Gale Force (2008)
  8. Cape Storm (2009)
  9. Total Eclipse (2010)

Weather Warden Shorts, Anthologies and GuidesEdit

Other Series by Author Edit

World Building Edit

Setting Edit

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Supernatural Elements Edit

Djinn, weather wardens, weather manipulation, assassins,

Glossary:

  • Djinn:
  • Wardens:

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World Edit

The Djinn are building an army of kidnapped weather warden children to take over the world and destroy humanity.

Protagonist Edit

Cassiel is a Djinn cast out from the aetheric after refusing her master, taken in by the Weather Wardens and trained under Manny Rocha (an Earth Warden). ~ Shelfari

✥ Once she was Cassiel, a Djinn of limitless power. Now, she has been reshaped in human flesh as punishment for defying her master—and living among the Weather Wardens, whose power she must tap into regularly or she will die. And as she copes with the emotions and frailties of her human condition, a malevolent entity threatens her new existence. ~ Shelfari

✥ As a Djinn, Cassiel’s voice is quite clinical, matter-of-fact, and observational. She offers some interesting sentiments about being a human which is quite funny at times. Cassiel is really a badass character, she’s determined, ruthless, unyielding and focused, making her the perfect assassin of Ashan’s in the past. ~ Goodreads Reader

Sidekick Edit

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Characters Chart Edit

Characters What About
Cassiel Djinn cast out from her world and her powers to live as a human; feeds off of wardens energy to live. Has feelings for Luis Rocha.
Manny Rocha Earth Warden trains Cassiel and shares his power with her in exchange for her help
Angela Rocha Manny's wife fiercely protective of her family
Isabel "Ibby" Rocha Manny and Angela's daughter rescued child; very fond of Cassiel; Luis's niece; kidnapped by Pearl and her Warden powers were forced upon her before their actual development
Luis Rocha Earth Warden Manny's brother, an extremely powerful Earth Warden and former gang member; has feeling for Cassiel.; Isabel's uncle;
Ashan Old Djinn Cassiel's boss who cast her out of the Old Djinn;
Pearl djinn former djinn friend of Cassiel's (who she thought she killed); taken Isabel and turned her against Cassiel (bk2); A Djinn that was thought to be killed by Cassiel when before humans even existed. She's been kidnapping Warden children, forcing their powers upon them at an early age, and using them as foot soldiers in her war.

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Author Edit

Rachel Caine

Bio: Rachel Caine is a pen name of Roxanne Longstreet Conrad, an American writer of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, suspense, and horror novels. Conrad also publishes media tie-in novels as Julie Fortune. Rachel Caine has been writing and publishing novels and short stories since 1991. She is a former professional musician who has the distinction of having played with such musical legends as Henry Mancini, Peter Nero and John Williams. ~ FF

Cover ArtistEdit

Artist: not listed

Publishing InformationEdit

Book Cover Blurbs Edit

BOOK ONE: Undone (2008): (from the cover) Once she was a powerful Djinn. Then Cassiel defied her ruler, Ashan, who tore her very essence away and reshaped her in human flesh as punishment. Forced to live among mortals, Cassiel has found refuge among the Weather Wardens—whose power she must tap into regularly, or she will die. Cassiel earns her keep by assisting the Earth Warden Manny Rocha on his missions—which she finds much easier than coping with the emotions and frailties of her human conditions especially her growing affection for Manny's brother, Luis. But when Cassiel encounters a malevolent force that threatens the Rocha family, she discovers that her perceived human weaknesses may be her greatest strengths. ~ Goodreads Reader

Once she was Cassiel, a Djinn of limitless power. Now, she has been reshaped in human flesh as punishment for defying her master—and living among the Weather Wardens, whose power she must tap into regularly or she will die. And as she copes with the emotions and frailties of her human condition, a malevolent entity threatens her new existence. ~ Undone (Outcast Season, book 1) by Rachel Caine  FF

BOOk TWO: Unknown (2010): Living among mortals, the djinn Cassiel has developed a reluctant affection for them-especially for Warden Luis Rocha. As the mystery deepens around the kidnapping of innocent Warden children, Cassiel and Luis are the only ones who can investigate both the human and djinn realms. But the trail will lead them to a traitor who may be more powerful than they can handle. ~ Unknown (Outcast Season, book 2) by Rachel Caine ~ FF

BOOK THREE: Unseen (2011): After Cassiel and Warden Luis Rocha rescue an adept child from a maniacal Djinn, they realize two things: the girl is already manifesting an incredible amount of power, and her kidnapping was not an isolated incident. This Djinn-aided by her devoted followers-is capturing children all over the world, and indoctrinating them so she can use their strength for herself. With no other options, Cassiel infiltrates the Djinn's organization-because if Cassiel cannot stop the Djinn's apocalyptic designs, all of humanity may be destroyed. ~ Unseen (Outcast Season, book 3) by Rachel Caine ~ FF

BOOK FOUR: Unbroken (2012): For millennia, Cassiel was a powerful Djinn-until she was exiled to live among mortals. Now the threat of an apocalypse looms, and Cassiel is in danger of losing everything she has come to hold dear... As the world begins to fall apart around her, Cassiel finds herself fighting those she once called her own-the Djinn. With Weather Warden Luis Rocha and the rescued child Ibby by her side, Cassiel struggles to find a way to protect those that are in her charge and come to terms with the leadership role she never asked for. Cassiel is opposed by a powerful Djinn bent on raising an army of kidnapped Warden children to bring about nothing less than the end of the world. It will take everything Cassiel has to stop the Djinn from starting a war that will wipe all of humanity from the face of the earth. She knows that this might not be a battle she can survive, but protecting those she loves is worth any cost. ~ Unbroken (Outcast Season, book 4) by Rachel Caine ~ FF

First Sentences Edit

  1. Undone (2008) — IT ONLY TOOK one word to destroy me, after millennia of living in peace and security, and the word was No.
  2. Unknown (2010) —
  3. Unseen (2011) — Fire is a living, malevolent thing.
  4. Unbroken (2012) — On the morning of the end of the world, I woke up curled beneath the cover of fallen leaves.

Quotes Edit

✥ The child bounced up from the couch and jumped in place, face alight with pleasure. "Cassie, Cassie, Cassie!" — I sighed. "Cassiel, please." For all the good I sensed it would do. Angela stifled a laugh. — I had no idea of the human protocol for such things, but I knelt down, and the child rushed my arms. Warm, chubby arms around my neck. A moist kiss on my cheek. "Ewwww, you smell like burning things," Ibby said.

✥ I learned more of my human body, and the more I learned, the less I liked. Its machinery was too fragile and required too much maintenance. Food. Breathing. Finally, sleeping. The humiliating process of waste elimination was enough to make me wish fondly for oblivion. ~ Cassiel

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