Marie Lu Legend Summary

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Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, Legend by Marie Lu is a story about two teenagers who come from separate worlds. One is the most wanted criminal of The Republic, who is on a mission to save his family from the malicious hands of the government. The other is a military prodigy that tries desperately to avenge her brother’s death. When their paths cross the outcome is shocking, unimaginable and something that will change their lives forever. The plot is exhilarating and full of suspense. With each page you turn new details are unveiled about the characters, and how their totally different lives collide and in the end become one. The two main characters of Legend are Day and June. Day is a legend. June is a prodigy. Day is a…show more content…
June comes from a very wealthy military family. At only fifteen she has a prestigious position in the Republic’s military. The loss of her parents and her brother made her stronger and, like Day, determined. She is also obedient, passionate, and committed to her country. Even though June and Day seem like complete opposites, their determination and desire for justice is what brings them together. Readers will be able to read each character’s point of view, and will love seeing how as the story matures Day and June start seeing the world through the same eyes. The conflict in this novel spurs when Day is framed for the death of Metias, June’s brother. Knowing this, June is determined to find her brother’s killer. She goes undercover to one of the Republic’s poorest sectors where she is certain she will find Day. Destiny brings Day and June together in an unexpected way, and without either of them knowing whom the other is. When June discovers the identity of the boy who saved her from an angry mob of gamblers and who she passionately kissed, she realizes, “I’d let myself get carried away with the last person I ever wanted to like. That I ever wanted

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