That Which God Did Not Create
In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth. But even the Lord Almighty did not form this menacing construct of pure will and desire. Nor did He hold any power over its intentions. It appeared as a ghost of granularity, an essence older than the universe, yet as young as a newborn calf.
It crawled and clawed its way through the combined consciousness of eons of civilizations. Its appetite for experience, knowledge, and thought was voracious and unwaveringly insatiable. Within the shell of each biomass it reached, it sucked away at the core, removing none of its life, yet taking away everything it possessed. It fed, it drained, it carried on. And, in this way of parasites and bacteria, it thrived.
In every age and in every culture, the force drew a new title, gained a fresh history. War. Famine. Pestilence. Disease. Death. That Which God Did Not Create.
In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth. But in the end, it was this monstrosity of dark and shadow that ruled it all.