Fiction: In The End

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July 16, 2014


That which is empty and formless; chaos; utter confusion. —Oxford English Dictionary.

  1. In the beginning of the End, God saw that what He had created needed uncreating.

  2. And God withdrew his breath from man and extinguished his spark. Male and Female became sterile and divided.

  3. The beasts and domesticated animals, large and small, herbivorous and carnivorous, and all things that live and move upon the earth, were swallowed up by the earth, including the creeping creatures.

  4. And God said, Let the waters be emptied of creeping things and sea-fish and things that slither; and let the winged birds disappear from the over the earth.

  5. The two great lights, one for day and one for night, were extinguished. And God extinguished the heavenly bodies so that there was no light upon the earth.

  6. And the seed-bearing grasses and the fruit-bearing trees were swallowed up by the earth.

  7. And God unnamed the earth and unnamed the seas and allowed the waters to cover up the dry land.

  8. God unnamed Heaven, which was the firmament around the circumference of the earth. And God withdrew Himself from the firmament, and existence lost its potentiality.

  9. And God unnamed the day and the night; and there was no evening and no morning, and no more seconds, minutes, hours, days, and years.

  10. And God said, Let there be no light, and there was no division between the light and the darkness.

  11. And the earth was void and empty; nothing was solid or stable; nothing was distinct; and the spirit of God again swept over the formless waters.

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