In the Beginning...
When the world was
young, and darkness ruled chaos that was to be Ignas, a huge
interplanetary ship ventured amidst time and space. Carrying
people seeking refuge from a universe where technology has surpassed
humanity, this ship was but an ark of hope, threading void in
its search for a new home.
It was not good, as the techies
at the bridge looked at it. Someone, or something, was slowly maneuverung its way into the ship's
controls, causing frantic commotion among the crew."Sir,
its speed is overwhelming!" exclaimed one of the female
personnels. "It's taking over!" "Stop
it by cutting the main lines..." came the calm and composed reply of the ship's
captain. The female pilot flipped a switch. "No
good, it's still active! And it has taken over the auto-pilot
the cry of yet another female crew. "It's heading for
the main planet!"
After estimating the coordinates of the newly plotted ship
course, it was fairly obvious. The entity was controlling the
ship and was causing it to land on the nearest planet.
The entity wanted to escape.
"So it's planning to attack us?" The captain stood
up. He picked up the phone and tried calling the engine room.
There was little chance of manipulation if the engines were shut
down. "Hello? Engine
room? Engine room....?" There
was no reply. The entity now has complete control
over the ship. All crew then turned to stare at the bridge's
screen as these words filled the monitors:
shall be as gods"
The captain had no choice.
"Everybody, we're evacuating
the ship. Make sure all the people are assisted to the escape
shuttles. I will follow soon and send a dispatch after we have
Then, the tragedy worsened. As the
passengers panicked into the shuttles, the ship's main turrets
and shooters were activated. The captain stared helplessly at
the massacre that was happening right before his very eyes...
The ship murdered its own passengers, shooting down every escape shuttle
that was launched. None was spared.
He then sat down
and collected his thoughts. His wife and daughter came to mind.
He took out a pendant. And then he activated the ship's self-destruct
mode. No hesitation... It was the end.
But then... From the remains of the ship that crashed on the
planet, a woman stood and stared at the night's dark blue sky.
Two stars fell as they kissed the sun rising in the horizon.
A new day has begun. No, it wasn't the end...
was the beginning.