A legend: the start of a new beginning is the first book of a chain of 3 and is written by E. Heppe. the book is about a girl named layla and a bboy named Evan who are escaping from their tribes after they betrayed them. together, even though they don't like each other, are they making a journey to the northside of the island. to the tribe they most trust. the Alpha's. oalng they way they find out that they are being hunted, and not only by animals.