After four years of Riley and Lucas being together, junior year, Riley finds out that Maya and Lucas have been together behind her back. Everyone except her knew. She becomes upset and shuts them out. She finds out a week after, she's part werewolf, it came from her mom's side. One day she gets drunk and she gets into a car crash and she accidentally killed someone in the car, triggering her werewolf gene. She kept it a secret. Senior year, everyone got curious on where Riley goes every full moon, so they follow her and they see her turn into a wolf. When she returns, she finds out everyone saw her. Cory and Topanga kick her out, not okay with her triggering her werewolf curse. She packs all her things and leaves. At first she's not sure where to go, but she finds a place eventually. Later on, she realizes, since she's a werewolf, she's apart of a pack, a family. So she searches for them. She finds out a professor in Mystic Falls can help her and she goes to see him and there she meets the originals.