Marie Lu's debut novel! Set in a future where the United States is divided into two warring countries, and the United States itself is a myth that's been wiped from the history books, Legend tells the story of Day and June.
Day is a rebel living on the outside of society, causing problems while keeping his identity secret.
June is a prodigy destined for a military career just like her brother.
There is no reason for their paths to cross until Day's younger brother is diagnosed with the plague, and Day becomes desperate to get a cure. When he breaks into the hospital to steal medicine, June's beloved brother ends up dead, and she is now desperate to find her brother's killer.
Both will discover secrets and lies about their worlds and find an undeniable attraction to each other. Can these enemies find the truth and each other behind all the lies?