- Chapter 4 -
Out of Darkness
Out of Light
The past a thing we cant escape,
Sometimes now is still too late.
Bonds of light and love hold fast,
They say that hardship never lasts.
The view from his penthouse was, Gabriel had to admit, amazing. Surrounded by glass, he could see everything. Far below, the main thoroughfare ran through the heart of the city like a river of light. Tiny lights twinkled and shined, tiny stars that joined their fellows to become the supernova that was this city at night. Darkness tried so very hard to swallow that light, to banish it and make it no more. But, humanity did not give in, and it did not yield. Rather, it brought fourth the light to combat the darkness, that supernova in the terrestrial landscape. It was beautiful, and he loved it very much.
Gabriel sipped his brandy and looked on in silence, a Bose sound system playing Chopin softly in the background. There was no light in his simple but very trendy penthouse, save for t