Champion

By Marie Lu

The explosive finale to Marie Lu’s New York Times bestselling LEGEND trilogy—perfect for enthusiasts of THE starvation video games and DIVERGENT!

He is a Legend.
She is a Prodigy.
Who might be Champion?  
 
June and Day have sacrificed a lot for the folk of the Republic—and every one other—and now their nation is on the point of a brand new life. June is again within the reliable graces of the Republic, operating in the government’s elite circles as Princeps select whereas Day has been assigned a excessive point army place. yet neither may have envisioned the conditions that might reunite them once more. simply whilst a peace treaty is drawing close, an endemic outbreak motives panic within the Colonies, and battle threatens the Republic’s border towns. This new pressure of plague is deadlier than ever, and June is the single person who is aware the major to her country’s safety. yet saving the lives of millions will suggest asking the only she likes to hand over every little thing he has. With heart-pounding motion and suspense, Marie Lu’s bestselling trilogy attracts to a beautiful conclusion.

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ALA most sensible 10 nominee
Chicago Public Library most sensible Book
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“Fine writing and perfect execution. Sequel, please!”

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Legend doesn’t only live to tell the tale the hype, it merits it.”
 
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“Marie Lu’s dystopian novel is a ‘Legend’ within the making.”

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Inform Anden to deliver him again. Please deliver him again. ” There’s whatever else bothering him, anything that’s making his arms shake uncontrollably. I lean into him, then position one in all my palms over his. He appears me within the eyes back. There’s such deep unhappiness and worry in his face. It breaks my center. “What else is inaccurate, Day? ” I whisper. “What else have you learnt? ” This time, he doesn’t glance away. He swallows—and whilst he speaks, there’s a moderate tremor in his voice. “The Colonies’ Chancellor referred to as me whereas i used to be within the clinic. ” “The Chancellor? ” I whisper, cautious to maintain my voice low. You by no means comprehend. “Are you convinced? ” Day nods as soon as. Then he tells me everything—the dialog he had with the Chancellor, the bribes, the blackmail and threats. He tells me what the Colonies have in shop for me, may still Day refuse them. All my unstated fears. ultimately, he sighs. the discharge of all this knowledge turns out to lighten the weight on his shoulders, if in basic terms by means of a hair. “There needs to be a manner we will be able to use this opposed to the Colonies,” he says. “Some technique to trick them with their very own online game. I don’t understand what but, but when we will locate a way to make the Chancellor imagine that I’m going to aid him out, then might be we will be able to take them all at once. ” If the Colonies rather do win, they'll come after me. We’ll be killed, we all. i attempt to sound as calm as he does, yet I don’t prevail. A tremor nonetheless manages to creep into my voice. “He’ll anticipate you to react emotionally to all this,” I answer. “It could be nearly as good a chance as any to hit the Colonies together with your personal model of propaganda. yet no matter what we do, we need to be cautious approximately it. The Chancellor should still recognize greater than to belief you wholeheartedly. ” “Things won’t pass good for you in the event that they win,” Day whispers, his voice pained. “I by no means took them to be a few goddy compassionate softies—but perhaps you have to be able to escape the rustic. Sneak off to a impartial position and search asylum. ” Flee the rustic, run clear of this complete nightmare, and gap up in a few far flung land? A small, tiny, darkish voice in my head whispers contract, that i'll be more secure that approach . . . yet I flinch from the concept. I draw myself up in addition to i will. “No, Day,” I answer lightly. “If I flee, what is going to each person else do? What approximately those that can’t? ” “They will kill you. ” He attracts nearer. His eyes beg me to pay attention. “Please. ” I shake my head. “I’m staying here. the folk don’t want their morale overwhelmed from now on. in addition to, you could want me. ” I provide a bit smile. “I imagine i do know a couple of issues concerning the Republic’s army that may turn out to be useful, wouldn’t you assert? ” Day shakes his head in frustration, yet whilst he is aware I won’t budge. He is aware, simply because he might do no otherwise in my place. he is taking my hand in his and pulls me towards him. His hands wrap round me. I’m so unused to his contact that this embody sends an overpowering wave of warmth via my physique. I shut my eyes, cave in opposed to his chest, and savour it. Has it rather been goodbye because the final time we kissed?

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