Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark return from the 74th Hunger Games to friends and family in District 12 as heroes. Celebrations are short-lived because Katniss and Peeta are required to embark on a tour of the districts.
Cecil Gaines progresses through the ranks of various establishments until he achieves the position of butler in the White House. He remains politically neutral but clashes with his son Louis, who is strongly involved in the fight for civil rights.
A year has passed since Thor joined The Avengers. When a primal race called the Malekith threatens the Nine Realms, Thor reunites with sweetheart Jane and his nefarious adoptive brother Loki to defeat the invaders.
Seventeen-year-old Adele catches the eye of a blue-haired free spirit called Emma, who studies art at a nearby college. They kindle a passionate romance that turns Adele's life upside down, forcing the teenager to question her sexuality.
Outrageous misfortune sucks garden snail Turbo into the engine of a street-racing car. He is coated in nitrous oxide, which fuses with his DNA and allows the snail to perform bursts of death-defying speed.
Jasmine married businessman Hal and enjoyed the trappings of his wealth in New York. When Hal is exposed as a crook, all of Jasmine's assets are seized and she is forced to head to San Francisco and move into the apartment of her divorcee sister.