“Why do you want to join the National Cadet Corps?” My dad asked. I was standing in front of him, keeping my head low. I was in my first year of degree college and wanted to join the Nation Cadet Corps (NCC) to prepare myself to join the Indian Armed Forces.“Tell me.” My dad screamed. I gained courage, looked into his eyes and replied in stumbled voice, “It calls me.” My dad raised an eyebrow. “The Uniform! It attracts me inexplicably. It calls me towards it.” ‘A Girl Behind The Stars’ is a story of friendship, love, and the determination to live your dreams. It is a story of a girl named Avni. Avni, born in a middle-class South Indian family, is a mixture of introvert and stubborn being. She lives a simple life, yet dreams high. She aspires to be an Army Officer but the journey isn’t a cake walk.Will she be able to make it?