(Please don't hate me - things are not always as they seem, and this is actually just the beginning, there is a lot more of this book left, but I'll be starting on book 2 next week!)
Previously: Jess and Kerry have confessed their love to each other and Jess has persuaded the crew of the starship Destiny, to help her overcome the invaders of the planet Phidia.
When they arrive on the planet, Jess saves Kerry' s life, taking the laser fire aimed at Kerry by the alien invader, Ayandos.
Fast forward a little - Kerry kills Ayados, and with the battle raging all around him, kneels beside Jess.
(Punctuation edits from published version to comply with sentence count.)
STARQUEST - 10 Sentence Snippet:
A smear of blood glistened on her lips...a stain on perfection and evidence of his own negligence.
End Note: The Destiny's crew do defeat Ayandos's men, with the help of the Phidians themselves but as I said at the beginning - this is just the start !
Is this really the end for Jess?
How will Kerry cope without her?
Will the Phidians repay the crew for saving them from the invaders?