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Children of the Whales

In this postapocalyptic fantasy, a sea of sand swallows everything but the past.

Story and Art by Abi Umeda | MoreLess about Children of the Whales

In an endless sea of sand drifts the Mud Whale, a floating island city of clay and magic. In its chambers a small community clings to survival, cut off from its own history by the shadows of the past.

Abi Umeda debuted as a manga creator with the one-shot “Yukokugendan” in Weekly Shonen Champion. Children of the Whales is her eighth manga work.

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Children of the Whales, Vol. 6

The people of the Mud Whale have been trapped on the floating island since their ancestors were exiled to the Sea of Sand nearly a hundred years ago, yet their prison has mostly felt like a home. But now the true extent of the punishment inflicted on the criminals of Fálaina has come to light, and the cost exacted by their home is immense.

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