“Only the strong will survive it doesn’t matter if I’m a woman or not. I will beat every single one of you and that’s on my daddy’s grave.” Valeria was born without a mother and a hard-working dad. Even though they didn’t have much, and lived in a run-down neighborhood, she was just happy that she had her dad. Until one day the thought of death hit closer to home than she would ever imagine. She found her dad dead in front of he only home she knew, and witnessed it all. She wanted revenge. She wanted the person who killed her dad’s blood coloring the floor. After the sight of her dad, she found a fiery passion deep in her heart for fighting. She didn’t want to give up on her dad's dream so she practiced kickboxing at a predominantly male class. Even though she faces sexist remarks, prejudiced words, and discriminatory words she keeps working hard because she has the heart of a fighter. For mature/18+ readers only
Isabella Hooker, Izzy, has been playing volleyball since she was 10 years old. She has wanted nothing more than to follow in the footsteps of her older sister, Destiny Hooker, who is an Olympic silver medalist and professional volleyball player. It's Izzy's senior year of high school and she's stopping at nothing to reach her goal. She's applying to all of the big D1 colleges, hoping to get recruited by the best of the best. She's not letting anyone or anything get in her way.
Kristal Lui is not really into sports but her best friend Mariel Hwang insisted that she joins the school volleyball team. For Kristal volleyball is just a hobby that she plays whenever with her friends but is it really just a hobby or is there something more to it? Then when she was about to end it and leave everything behind Alexander Zhang came and turned everything around.
Senja kala itu mampu mengalihkan semuanya. Termenung Antha ditemani secangkir hot chocolate. Hujan yang hadir tanpa dipinta. Seolah-olah dia tahu, gadis itu sedang sendirian. Matanya terpejam, pikirannya berkelana. Senyuman, pelukan hangat, dan tawa seseorang. Semuanya mengusik kehidupan Antha. Sejak seseorang itu memutuskan untuk pergi, Antha menyadari jika lelaki itu adalah yang terbaik. "Kalau lo bisa menghajar ribuan orang, gua akan membuat orang ketakutan sebelum dihajar sama lo." Antha terkekeh, "Tidak semua orang takut sama lo." "Contohnya lo." Antha menghapus airmatanya. Ah, kenangan manis selalu membuatnya gagal melupakan. Ternyata begini jika nasi menjadi bubur. Penyesalan memang selalu berasa di akhir. Antha harus bagaimana sekarang?