One night, when Ava Peregrin was 17 and visiting her brother in Turkey, she decided to walk alone down a deserted street. She was attacked and taken advantage of. Nine months later, Ava gave birth to Selena. Despite the pleading of her nobility parents, Ava refused to give her child away. She decided to live with her brother in Turkey and raise the child there. The night Selena took her first steps, she was kidnapped by an evil genius. He was going to perform genetic experiments on the baby girl, but someone saved her before they really started. Selena was left at an orphanage, then a sweat shop in Greece. Selena is now 8 years old and her mother recently rescued her from said sweatshop. She always knew her mother would find her, and they love each other fiercely. Because of all the sad things that happened to her, Selena has an extrordinary gift. She can control mists and dark waters and all other things shadowy and black. She fits right with Ava's unusual occupation and the strange company she keeps.