Revisit the world of the Selection series from the point of view of America Singer's two loves in these companion novellas. Before 35 girls were chosen to compete in the Selection, there was another girl in Prince Maxon's life. The first novella takes readers inside Prince Maxon's world before the Selection began. Before America entered the Selection, she was in love with Aspen. The second novella begins just after the group of Selected girls is narrowed down to the Elite, with Aspen working as a guard at the castle, where he is forced to watch his true love fall for someone else.