By Marie Lu
Discover extra approximately June and Day during this never-before-seen glimpse into their day-by-day lives earlier than they met in Marie Lu's long island instances bestselling LEGEND sequence. As twelve-year-olds suffering to outlive in very diverse worlds in the Republic's stronghold, June used to be beginning her first day of faculty at Drake college because the youngest cadet ever admitted, and Day used to be battling for nutrients at the streets of the Lake region. lifestyles sooner than LEGEND comprises unique tales written via Marie Lu that provide readers a sneak peek into the lives in their favourite characters in an exciting new context.
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Tally shrugged. “She was probably a classic pretty and they didn’t even know it. Back then, they had weird ideas about beauty. ” Shay stared out the window. ” Tally cleared the wallscreen and leaned back on the bed. ” “No, I mean I just can’t. ” Tally’s jaw dropped. Everyone made morphos, even littlies, too young for their facial structure to have set. indd 39 12/16/10 10:25 AM S COT T W E S T E R F ELD a day, figuring out all the different ways you could look when you finally became pretty. ” “Maybe when I was little.
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Every blemish disappeared, her skin turning flawlessly smooth. The skull moved subtly under the features, the angle of her forehead tilting back, her chin becoming more defined, her jaw stronger. indd 41 12/16/10 10:25 AM S COT T W E S T E R F ELD When it was done, Tally whistled. ” “Great,” Shay groaned. ” “Well, sure, we just got started. ” Tally blinked through menus quickly, picking a style at random. When the wallscreen changed, Shay fell over on the floor in a fit of giggles. The high hairdo towered over her thin face like dunce cap, the white-blond hair utterly incongruous with her olive skin.