PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.
The word Ember also refers to the embers of a fire, a metaphor for the situation that the characters find themselves in.
Builders were wise when they said, "If you have proof, you have to pursue it!" There's more to a bottle cap than keeping liquid from leaking out of glass!
When Lina deliver the mayor the message from looper, she tells him she's the messenger. But he doesn't remember assigning her to the job. But she went to school for assignment day. But did not sign in. He ask her what her name was. She told him her name and he made in front of her last name.
£496,909 (UK) (10 October 2008)
$7,871,693 (USA) (9 January 2009)