AMBASADORA Book 1: Marked By Light
DESCRIPTION: If everyone told you love wasn't real, would you still be willing to die for it?
Sara Mendoza is captured, tortured, and falsely accused of treason by the Embassy, but she is given a chance to win back her freedom. She only needs to charm information from one of the fragger leaders, then kill him. But by the time she figures out the Embassy's intel is flawed and that Sean Cryer is her true mark, she's already in love with him.
Sean knows why Sara is on his ship from the start, but as a lonely, anti-social doser, he doesn't value his life, only his ideology within the fragger organization. Against his better judgment, he becomes her protector, each day caring more about a future he was always afraid to hope for.
Here Sara, David, and the others are trying to escape from Palomin during a battle. Sara is succumbing to her pain...
"This is faster acting." Yadira handed David an injector. He held it against Sara's neck. Its air-forced needle jabbed into her skin, delivering the entire dose at once. David helped her onto Yadira's board. Sara wrapped her arms around the tiny woman's waist. The boards moved out, and though the pace was excruciatingly slow due to their overload of cargo, Sara still had to close her eyes from time to time to quell her sickness.
Blasts of music alternated with the gunfire until they became part of the same composition. Exploding rockets echoed off the canyon walls and the hulls of burning ships. It was a cacophony of death, but also the birth scream of a new system, conceived in discontent and born naturally into the raw, naked glory of war.
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