It starts off within the such a lot dull position on the earth: Chickentown, U.S.A. There lives sweet Quackenbush, her middle bursting for a few clue as to what her destiny may carry. while the reply comes, it is not one she expects. Out of nowhere comes a wave, and sweet, led by way of a guy known as John Mischief (whose brothers continue to exist the horns on his head), leaps into the surging waters and is carried away.
Where? To the Abarat: an enormous archipelago the place each island is a distinct hour of the day, from the nice Head that sits within the mysterious twilight waters of 8 within the night, to the sunlit wonders of 3 within the Afternoon, the place dragons roam, to the darkish terrors of Gorgossium, the island of hour of darkness, governed over by way of the Prince of middle of the night himself, Christopher Carrion.
Candy has a spot during this remarkable global: she is right here to assist store the Abarat from the darkish forces which are stirring at its center. Forces older than Time itself, and extra evil than something sweet has ever encountered.
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