Watch Emika enter the NeuroLink in the WARCROSS book trailer!
The novel follows Emika Chen, a teen bounty hunter on the brink of poverty whose life changes when she accidentally glitches into a championship round of Warcross, the world’s most immersive virtual reality gaming experience. Emika thinks she’ll be caught and punished but instead, the handsome, mysterious owner of Warcross’ parent company invites her on board. Hideo needs Emika to help him catch a hacker, but this threat may be more than either of them bargained for.
Check out the trailer for the book featuring Emika, complete with rainbow hair, at the top of the page.
You can learn more about the Warcross game, read an excerpt, check out Marie Lu’s book tour locations, and of course, pre-order the novel at playwarcross.com
For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation.
Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year’s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . . . and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika’s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she’s only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.