In the Beginning – Arkadia


“In the beginning, there echoed silence,” she spoke as she wove her way through the gathered children who already paid rapt attention and patiently waited wherever they had found a seat around her bench. “Though this encompassed more than a lack of sound, but rather almost a lack of all. There was a lack of light, a pure Darkness. The world had more absent than merely the light of the sun and moon, and lacked life itself and any signs thereof. The void washed over all that existed, making sure The Darkness became all that would never be.”
–Matthew Siadak, In the Beginning

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