The Sleep of Innocence - ch.1 The Sleep of Innocence Chapter 1: Welcome to Purgatory The light faded. All turned to darkness. Then even the darkness ceased to be.What is this
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Nothing. Blue-gray eyes slowly opened to blue-gray clouds obscuring both sun and stars.Is it day? Is it night? Long dark brown hair stood in contrast to a plain white dress. Bare feet lay in a murky puddle. A cold rain sputtered down from the clouded heavens.Heaven? A bit far off, aren
Sleep of Innocence - Prologue The lights of Lost Mirage seemed to grow brighter each night as one by one the stars disappeared from the night sky. With the passing days the surrounding desert grew darker and darker, making the city glow like a single flame in a deep and endless cave. But the townspeople remained unafraid so long as the lights of Dai Faalka burned brightly. The grand palace of Dai Faalka had stood at the heart of the city since before the time of records. Every night, a thousand lights burned from every window, tower, and turret, making the palace sparkle like a ruby in the sun. The lights of Dai Faalka could be seen for miles upon miles, guiding lost travelers to a safe haven and warning against fiends that prowled the night. In times of trouble and conflict, the lights reassured the people of Lost Mirage that they were safe: as long as the lights danced, all was well.