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The City of Ember
The lights of Ember, powered by a generator in pipeworks, are starting to flicker. These lights provide the only light for the city, which has a dark brown sky. Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow, who are both 12, live in the city of Ember. When Lina gets the dreaded job of pipeworks and Doon draws messenger, the two decide to trade. Little do they know what's about to happen. While completing her messenger duties, Lina starts to find out things about Ember....
The People of Sparks
After fleeing from their doomed underground city, called Ember, Lina and Doon have sent a message for all the other city goers to follow. When they arrive they all set out to find some sort of settlement for them to find shelter. They stumble upon a thriving village called, Sparks. Everything in this village is new to them and they don't know how to do anything, or what anything in the aboveground is called. The village leaders agree to house the E...