My name is Mercedes Whitman and I'm a hero on a foreign world. I am the daughter of two heroes, and was trapped on this Earth during an Event that sealed the way back home forever. They call me Black Sapphire when I’m out patrolling, and these are my Blogs.
Black Sapphire stood up and set down the book she had been reading. “Jerusalem Walker really wrote down every single thing he ever did. This is really, really boring.” She rolled her head back and forth and listened to the sounds of the bones popping.
“That’s really gross you know.” Wynn’s voice filtered through the stacks.
“Bruce Lee did it, makes it automatically awesome.”
“Yeah not so much, only a couple of hours left before whatever happens, happens. So they want us to sit through a ritual for luck for whatever journey is going to take us and we need to head down now.” Wynn finally appeared around one of the bends.
“Okay, let’s get ready.”
Religion 108 - Part 4 “The New Testament”
‘Let there be Light, and there was Light.’
‘But with Light there must be darkness.’
There once was a man from Chicago and he was a regular man with a regular life and lived quite the normal existence. But one day he fell into the muti-verse and was lost for quite some time. He shared in the adventures of heroes and villains until he landed in a dark world far in its future. This place gnawed at his soul and a shadow took root deep inside of him and as they say ‘absolute power corrupts…’.
So in this black place his rose in power and became a Dark God, an echo for the three lights that burned in the heavens, the Light Gods that watched over this world. A plan began to form and he realized with a growing intensity that he needed to extinguish those lights and when they were gone he could truly rule.
He gathered followers, like minded individuals, and together they formed an army, and they traveled into the past to kill Those Who Came Before.
The Spider watched as one of stars burned out moments after Andreas Darkk and his men left the future and traveled into the past. Already the future was changing and as soon as it began it stopped. Twin Stars burned in the heavens and no further changes occurred. He turned to his pregnant wife and laid a hand on her belly. “They must have stopped the invasion and sealed away his evil somehow.” She smiled at him and rested her hand over his.
Behind them the Spider’s Legion roared in approval.
The ritual finished as the moon reached its perfect fullness, and for a moment nothing happened, and then a portal rips open above the fountain that rested at the center of the nine points of the ley lines.
“I am so going to be fired.” Sapphire grabbed Wynn’s hand and pulled him along as she leapt through into the unknown. The portal snapped closed and the world was still for a moment before Thaddeus spoke up.
“I suppose that’s my fault.”
Zero stood alone on a rooftop and waited for Sapphire to stumble upon the next number. He smiled to himself as he thought over the plan and looked up as the plane from Europe flew over head as a massive power outage revealed the number two in the remaining lights.
His earpiece chirped as his informant on the plane signaled him. “Sir she wasn’t on the plane as you expected.” The brief burst fed through the speaker and gave him the readied message.
“Well shit, just where the hell is she?”
TBC in Last Legends of a Dying Earth