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It starts within the so much dull position on this planet: Chickentown, U.S.A. There lives sweet Quackenbush, her middle bursting for a few clue as to what her destiny may perhaps carry. whilst the reply comes, it is not one she expects. Out of nowhere comes a wave, and sweet, led via 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 special 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 middle of the night, governed over via the Prince of dead night himself, Christopher Carrion.

Candy has a spot during this striking international: she is right here to aid store the Abarat from the darkish forces which are stirring at its middle. Forces older than Time itself, and extra evil than something sweet has ever encountered.

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