Tilli’s Second Chance
A Kimura Sisters Novella
From Pets in Space 8
A tarnished reputation. A high-stakes competition. A chance to reclaim a shattered dream…
Tilli Kimura had her dreams of becoming a spaceship designer dashed when she was falsely accused of cheating on the entrance exam for the Interstellar Agency. Now, eight years later, she’s given a second chance to prove her worth in a cutthroat spaceship design contest. With her loyal cat, Ivan, by her side and her former classmate, Kaito Nakamura, as her mentor, Tilli dives into the challenge, determined to finally have the future she’s been reaching for.
Kaito can’t believe his luck when he’s paired with Tilli for the spaceship design contest. Back in school, he was always drawn to her intellect and resilience, and then she was gone, expelled because of a stupid rumor. Finally, they’re both getting their second chance. And watching her work across the table, sketching and inventing, he’s falling for her fast. She might be falling for him, too…
But when history repeats itself, and Tilli is let down once more, her dreams and newfound love are put to the test. With Kaito’s steadfast support, Tilli must gather her courage to fight for her future once more.
Can Tilli reclaim her dreams, prove her innocence, and embrace the love she’s found with Kaito? Or will her second chance slip through her fingers?
Tilli’s Second Chance is a compelling story of redemption, love, and the relentless pursuit of dreams in the Kimura Sisters series of sci-fi romance novellas. Readers who enjoy stories of personal growth, enduring friendships, and unexpected romance will be captivated by Tilli’s journey.
Originally published in the Pets in Space 8 Anthology.