"So the first Mayor of Ember was given the box, told to guard it carefully, and solemnly sworn to secrecy. When she grew
old, and her time as mayor was up, she explained about the box to her successor, who also kept the secret carefully, as did
the next mayor. Thinks gent as planned for many years. But the secenth mayor of Ember was lsess honorable. than the ones who'd
ome before him, and more despearte. He was ill-he had the coughing sickness that was common in the city then-- and the thoughts
the box might hold a secret that would save his life. He took it from its hiding place in the basement of the Gathering Hall
and brought home with him, where he attacked it with a hammer...." pg. 2 P--4
From Chapter 1- Assignment Day:
"In the city of Ember, the sky was always dark. The only light came from great floodlamps mounted on the buildings and
at the top of poles in the middle of the larger squares...."
pg. 4 paragraph 1
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Clary came out and listened, too.
"Do you hear it?"
"Yes," said Clary. She frowned. "I'm afraid it's... it's someone who..." She peered towards the crying noise. "Yes, here
he comes." Her strong hand gripped Lina's shoulder for a moment. "You'd better go," she said. "I'll take care of this."
"But what is it?"
"Never mind. Just go on."
But Lina wanted to see. Once Clary had walked away, she ducked behind the tool shed. From there she watched...
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