Paradise Lost (25)

Book III: Chapter 25December 20 “I just don’t understand.” Alan lamented. “Tomorrow is the big day, yet we are powerless to stop The Beast. Would the Lord really have brought us all this way, only to leave us at the very end?” Alan, Miriam, and I were sitting under the shade of an olive tree, …

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Careful What You Wish For (13)

Book III: Chapter 13Nov 2-4 The next day, unable to resist, I turned on the TV again… Only to learn that the actions of the “White Warrior” were being attributed to Ghaz al-Ridwan Ma’bus and that the world was indeed hailing him a Savior! Unable to look away, I saw multiple broadcasts that showed the …

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The White Warrior (12)

Book III: Chapter 12November 1 For whatever reason, I got the urge to flip on the tube again (well, like I said, I was addicted). Oh, I knew there was no chance of a baseball game – for all sporting events had long been cancelled. Furthermore, I had heard that most cable stations were now …

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With Fear and Hatred (11)

Book III: Chapter 11November 1 What’s going on with my friends, or with Pope Benedict, Chairman Ma’bus, or any of the other host of lackeys who used to haunt my visions? Good question. It had been months since I last ‘saw’ any of them, yet without my Sight, I was reduced to a commoner like …

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The Seventh Seal (6)

Book II: Chapter 6June 24 A couple hours passed, yet nothing changed for me. I was still sitting on my couch, only now I was getting ready to watch my Phillies play. How could I watch baseball at a time like this? Hey, if the end of the world really was coming, then I wanted …

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The Grandmaster (15)

Book I: Chapter 15June 12 My vision of Benedict and his conspirators continued. After the professor’s revelation about The Seven Seals, all three of them turned inward — examining their thoughts. Antonio Abbracciavento seemed to realize that the subject that he had devoted his life to was unfolding before his very eyes – although now …

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Men of Renown (9)

Book I: Chapter 9June 10 Naturally, I didn’t get my wish — yup, the next night too The Big Guy forced yet another dream upon me… And so it was that Hope and Hopelessness continued their eternal struggle – in the forms of the prophets Elijah and Enoch. (Oh boy, whenever I get a vision …

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