Vis in magia, in vita vi. In magic there is power, and in power, life. For fifteen years, Lark Ainsley waited for the day when her Resource would be harvested and she would finally be an adult. After the harvest she expected a small role in the regular, orderly operation of the City within the Wall. She expected to do her part to maintain the refuge for the last survivors of the Wars. She expected to be a tiny cog in the larger clockwork of the city. Lark did not expect to become the City's power supply. Her only choice is to escape; follow the birds into the wilderness beyond.Into the Iron WoodPerfect for fans of The Hunger Games, Skylark is an electrifying tale of magic, secrecy and survival.
'They only come at night, when the Star fades'Lark Ainsley escapes the Iron Wood to search for her brother, only to find herself captured and imprisoned in an underground metropolis.Powerful magic protects the city of Lethe, providing sanctuary from the Empty Ones, monsters who hunger for human flesh. But this magic comes at a terrible price, and the city lives in fear of their leader Prometheus and his gang of Eagles.Danger lies in the shadows, and Lark must find the light . . .
Lark returns to the city within the wall, only to discover that mass rebellion has broken out against the Institute. She is even more shocked to find that her brother Caesar is the leader of the revolution. Bur rebellion is not the only problem. The city is running out of magic and once it's gone, nothing can protect the citizens from the Shadows that lurk outside the wall.Nothing, except Lark . . .