Lucia must come to terms with her new role as the Light as she navigates the Dissentient, which seems to have its own agenda. The Supreme Sovereign is closing in and Lucia needs to accept her role in the Prophecy before more innocent lives are lost.
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In this scene, the gang has reached the Dissentient and have to take on a vocation. Everyone has their role to play, not so different from the life in The Nation they just fled from. In order to see what role one should have, the Dissentient scientists induce lucid dreams. A lucid dream is one in which the dreamer gains control of their surroundings. Lucid dreams are something I've explored in The Lucia Chronicles and that I also explore in my upcoming series The Elementals. I've always been fascinated by dreams!
The Dissentient: The Lucia Chronicles Book 2
I nod as he begins to swab my arm, my stomach twisted in an endless knot. His green eyes meet mine—and I flash to Jack and how he used to look at me with such loving, admiring green eyes, that is until he tried to kill me. “It’ll be over before you know it.” I feel a pinch in my arm and that’s the last thing I remember.