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The thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Darklands trilogy by Anthony Eaton
The city filled the horizon; shattered and fallen … a desolate wasteland of tangled grey. Here and there the remains of skydomes still stood – towering impossibly above the surrounding ruins and throwing long, late afternoon shadows towards the hills.
When the skycity fell, most believed it took with it the last vestiges of humanity. Only a few escaped, led by a girl with a hidden destiny. Together, they fled into a hostile landscape where, without any technology or the ancient knowledge of their Darklander ancestors, they forged a new beginning.
But when the demons of the past come back to haunt them once more, Saria and her family must set out again, following an unmapped path across a dying land. Walking daywards.
Daywards, the powerful conclusion to The Darklands trilogy, plunges its characters into an unknown where the future of us all depends on the fragile memory of an almost-forgotten past.
A fantastic ending to a well-received and talked about trilogy from one of Australia's most exciting children's authors.




'Eaton's futuristic world is a frighteningly believable …The main characters are well developed … look forward to book 3.' Magpies


'The characters are interesting with timeless concerns of family, relationships and growing up.' Aurealis Awards – Judges' comments


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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    March 29, 2010

    U.Q.P. (Juvenile)

    352 pages

    RRP $24.95

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Also by Anthony Eaton

Fireshadow (New Edition)
Into White Silence
Nathan Nuttboard: Upstaged
Sky Fall: Book Two of the Darklands Trilogy
Nathan Nuttboard: Family Matters
Nightpeople: Book One of the Darklands Trilogy
The Girl in a Cave
Nathan Nuttboard Hits the Beach
A New Kind of Dreaming
The Darkness