It's 1988 and Marcus Lopez is getting settled into life at Kings Dominion for the Deadly Arts, a secret elite school, to train the next generation of assassins and professional murderers. He has a girl, a circle of friends, and he's learning a trade: the craft of killing. But his murderous past is about to catch up with him, and there are a few things about Marcus that even his friends don't know about - secrets which threaten the lives of everyone at his school. Because there's a reason Marcus was sought out by the school's shadowy principal Master Lin, a man who's long had an eye for Marcus' unique talents. Collecting Deadlt Class numbered 7-11, and continuing the story of a group of damaged, deranged, and struggling teenagers living through one of the country's most vibrant and chilling eras.