Outsider is a comic series set in a fictional universe, in a world maintained and built upon by the five element gods. These gods created human and animal life, and before their untimely demise, entrusted their elemental powers to groups of humans, allowing them and their descendants to wield these elements with the help of the segments of earth that also held the gods' powers. Years later, elements are used commonly for fighting; the special earth that enables the release of these powers harvested and built into blades, knives, bows, axes, hammers and other weapons of war. Lyra Alexanders, a 16 year old electricity and sword user, is an orphan residing in the country of Victoriana. Due to her assumed origins and a marking she has associating her with a dangerous terrorist group, she is often the target of spite and hatred, but upon finishing her final years of schooling, she and the rest of her peers are about to enter into the recruitment training stage of their 2 year conscription into their nations military, something all Victorianan element users must undergo after ten years of childhood schooling, and now the young soldier in training is becoming more and more determined to gain the respect of those around her and be a part of something, as well as learn about her true origins as more and more questions of her past begin to arise.