An Unexpected Return is the eighth and final book in the Hyperion graphic novels series. It was published by Hyperion Books for Children and was first published in 2007. It contains the fifteenth and sixteenth issues of the comics: Issue 015: The Courage to Choose and Issue 016: The Mark of Nerissa.
Will, Irma, Taranee, Cornelia, and Hay Lin are five ordinary friends with an extraordinary secret. They have been chosen to be Guardians of the Veil. With the help of the four elements of nature - air, earth, water, and fire - and the power of energy, the five friends must find a way to save the Earth from evil forces.
In GRAPHIC NOVEL #8 the five Guardians are reunited - just in time to face their greatest challenge yet. The drama plays out in 128 pages of original 4-color comics.