Talise, abandoned by her parents as a baby, grew up as the bad luck child in the system. Every home she went to an accident happened. She is now an adult, having just graduated college and convinced she will spend the rest of her life working at the orphanage she lives at.
She is then visited by a man and woman from Waverly Academy in Mystic Haven, Louisiana who offer her a job as a teacher's aid. She is skeptical but jumps at the chance to leave her current life. Soon she is finding out things about herself she never knew. Like that she is a water element witch. She is now aiding her new friend Aiden in teaching his water element magic class, while figuring out conflicting feelings about him and her new friend Hardy.