The Abyss (38)

Book III: Chapter 38Date Unknown? The Beast continued Its monumental efforts to break The Seal that held The Scroll of the Illuminated Angels. There was a resounding <CRACK!> as if the foundations of the world were being ripped open! The Chosen were thrown in all directions as the earth rumbled around them. In the chaos, … Read more

The Hand of God (36)

Book III: Chapter 26Date Unknown As I left my earthly body, I was granted one final vision, and since you’ve come this far with me, I imagine you’ll want to hear about this too… What I saw next was something that was undoubtedly UNseen by everyone else ,for God gave me a vision inside of … Read more

The Masque of Red Death (34)

Book III: Chapter 34December 21 Despite the agony of my pain on the cross, I knew that death would not come easy. With a nod, Ghaz al’ Ridwan Ma’bus signaled to The Pope to carry out his orders… To deliver death to the immortals. I watched as Benedict picked up one of three spears that … Read more

Day of the Beast (33)

Book III: Chapter 33December 21 <BOOOM! DOOM!> <BOOM! BOOM!> <DOOM!> Dying on a cross takes a long time – actually a bit longer than I expected. My mind again wandered back to the Temple Mount. After The Knights Templar failed to help me destroy Al-Aqsa, the Muslim control of the area remained and the world … Read more

Har haBáyit (31)

Book III: Chapter 31December 21 <BOOOM! DOOM!> <BOOM! DOOM!> Giant drums continued to pound – shaking the rocks of The Temple Mount and thundering as harbingers of what was to come. <BOOOM! DOOM!> <BOOM! BOOM!> <DOOM!> Although it was midday, the sky boiled a mixture of black and blood red. And still the drums sounded, … Read more

Faces of Death (30)

Book III: Chapter 30December 20 Dr. Ma’bus looked to my friends and I – trying to gauge the effect of his threat to destroy us. Meanwhile I noticed another pair of eyes practically boring a hole into me – Pope Benedict’s. Glancing over at him, I caught him watching me, but he refused to look … Read more

From the Dust I Came (29)

Book III: Chapter 29December 20 The Blackness overpowered me. It suffocated me. And just when I thought It was about to completely overwhelm me, in desperation my soul cried out for God… I know that my Redeemer Lives! Awake and rise to our defense! Contend for us, Lord! Contend for us! Psalm 35 Immediately the … Read more

Alekhine’s Defense (28)

Book III: Chapter 28December 20 When none of us responded, Dr. Ma’bus tried again, “I realize it’s a lot to take in – the whole switching sides thing, but hear me out, for amazing as it may sound, you three still have a chance to save yourselves. Now please, for your sakes, don’t choose poorly … Read more

The Price is Your Soul (26)

Book III: Chapter 25December 20 The moment lingered… Someone or something was coming through the gate towards us. Destiny? Death? Only God knew what it might be. At last, forging through the gate came Pope Benedict, followed a moment later by Chairman Ma’bus. “Ah, I thought we would find you here,” Ma’bus called out jovially, … Read more

Into the Fires (24)

Book III: Chapter 24November 13 “What?” I blurted out – a bit too loud — after Miriam had just told me about Cardinal Marrollo’s seeming desire to destroy Dr. Ma’bus. Immediately after my shout there was a knock at the door from the guards outside; one of them called in urgently, “Baron, is everything all … Read more