The Queen's Army: A Tor.Com Original

The Queen's Army - Marissa Meyer I'm glad I read this after [b:Scarlet|13206760|Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles, #2)|Marissa Meyer||18390691] as it details Wolf's origin story - becoming a genetically modified soldier at age 12, brutally graduating to Alpha of his pack 5 years later - all before he meets Little Red Riding Hood aka Scarlet. Sadly, he had to become the thing he wanted to avoid - an animal - in order to prevent being physically transformed into one.Free to read @ Tor here.