PrologueThe sky was ablaze. Loud crashes of thunder drowned out all sound for brief intervals. All around people were screaming, crying, dying as creatures horrific and terrible ripped them and everything apart. Then suddenly all light and sound disappeared as a monolithic figure appeared from nowhere. His dark, oily body stretched up like a great wave. The hulking, shadowy form raised its great arms, glowing with a dark power, and unleashed a wave of energy that engulfed everything in shadows. The horrific beasts looked up and roared in victory. The figure looked around and laughed. Its laugh, raspy and malevolent, echoed everywhere.
Adam awoke with a start. The dream was still fresh in his mind. He was afraid. It had seemed so real. But it couldn't have been. Adam had been having these dreams more and more lately. The fire filled sky, the cracked ground, the horrific creatures, death everywhere and the huge creature that engulfed the world in shadows. It had to mean something but Adam didn't