Dane and Julian are both war heroes and
members of Her Elite Corps. Since they are no longer able to
defend the country, they now have the honor of serving their
While Julian loves being a Corpsman and
the freedom of being retired, Dane hates it. Dane misses the
fighting and the orders, both giving and receiving. He’s
refused all the comforts the Empress has offered him because
he is determined to live as if he were still a soldier.
Julian embraces the pleasures and delights in tormenting Dane.
The Empress houses Julian and Dane
together. Not only are they two of her favorites, but they
argue and fight all the time. If the two would stop coming to
blows and start kissing, she’s sure everything would work out,
and then things could get back to business.
Chain of Three is a read
that will keep you guessing until the end. Sparks really fly
between Dane and Julian, and I had a hard time wondering which
man would reign supreme. Ms. Willa Okati couldn’t have paired
two more contrary yet meant to be characters than these.