‘Through the Ether and Ashes’ By Brynna C Jones

A woman loses her husband and child in an accident, thus leading to her downward spiral. She doesn’t want to live or feel anymore but comes to the conclusion that her family whom she’s lost would be saddened and disappointed if she decided to end it by her own hand. So she finds ways, both destructive and healthy — later on — of dealing with her hopelessness and despair. She joins the military so that her life, or death, will have meaning, and serve a purpose to a worthy cause. To make her family proud. She ends up ‘dying’ in the line of duty, and discovers that she is actually immortal after she is reborn through flame and ashes, and avenges her fallen comrades, is gifted a short encounter with her dead husband and child, and overcomes the evil men who held her hostage as a prisoner of war.

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