It's time for a history lesson! Once again, I'll do my best to keep this brief. And because I don't know how else to do this but to tell it like a story, that's what we're going to do.
Adonia was there before anything else. Was there, still is there, will always be there... it's not as if He's bound by constraints of time or physics. As for where "there" is, I'm talking about the the Kingdom of Light, the place outside of time and space where Adonia has his court.
The dragons were the first thing He created. They lit the fires of the sun while He formed the world beneath them. The world in its original form was one portion of land, covered in lush green vegetation and surrounded by crystal clear waters. Adonia called it Ada because it was a part of Him. Next, He created the fairies, and they, in turn, created the griffins, centaurs, and pixies as a way to share the magic of the Kingdom of Light with Ada. Adonia then created the animals to inhabit Ada, and finally, He created the humans. And He loved His creation.
But Diov did not. All the powerful fairy saw was subjects to be ruled and power to be taken. As he watched Adonia breathe life into what had been empty space, he envied His power and set his mind to become even more powerful than Adonia. Diov searched the Kingdom of Light until he found the most powerful dragon and used his magic to merge himself and the dragon into one being. But the magic Adonia had gifted him with was never meant to be used for personal gain, and so it shifted into something different, something dark. Diov knew he would find no refuge in the Kingdom of Light, so he fled to Ada.
In those days, there was a beautiful golden staircase stretching between the two lands because Adonia loved to be close to His creation. Diov crept down the staircase and hid among the humans, using a hooded cloak to hide his newly-formed horns. Not long after he arrived, he began to spread lies among the people. He told them that Adonia was withholding the true treasure and goodness from them. With his smooth voice and persuasive charm, he convinced them to storm the Kingdom of Light and take what was "rightfully" theirs. And they did.
But Diov had no loyalty to the humans and turned against them as they started up the golden staircase. Using a dark version of the same magic he used to join with the dragon, he controlled the other dragons and turned them against Adonia. The dragons scorched the land of Ada until it was black and charred. Many of the humans still on the surface were killed, and those on the staircase were trapped halfway between Ada and the Kingdom of Light.
But Adonia was not caught unprepared by Diov's rebellion, and He countered his attack. Adonia freed the dragons, and they immediately turned against Diov. Meanwhile, the fairies rescued the humans stranded on the golden staircase and brought them to safety. Adonia Himself came against Diov, defeated him, and cast him out to a sealed void called the Kingdom of Night.
In the aftermath of the rebellion, Ada was broken. The land was barren and had shattered into pieces that spread across the waters. The golden staircase collapsed, separating the Kingdom of Light from Ada. But because Adonia love His creation, He took a piece of His own heart and used it to heal the world. He infused each new growth with the tiniest bit of His essence, so it would be a testament of His love and power. He allowed dragons and fairies to travel between Ada and the Kingdom of Light to provide a connection with Him. Because many people were hostile towards magical creatures, He established human Messengers to spread His truth and love. He created night and day to illustrate how quickly light can turn to darkness and serve as a warning to resist the pull of Diov and his dark forces. (Some fairies and dragons were misled by Diov's rebellion and decided to serve him instead of Adonia. While Diov was no longer physically present in Ada, he still exerted his influence through these forces.) And when each human who loves Him and chooses to pursue His light dies, He welcomes their spirit into the Kingdom of Light to finally be connected with Him again.
The story of Ada is a story of the love of Adonia. He knows that true love requires choice, so He provides His creation with the freedom to make that choice. He knows each person and reveals Himself through the world around them, His Messengers, and the magical creatures that travel between Ada and the Kingdom of Light. Each leaf and Star and smile and breeze is a love letter from Adonia to His people.
And one day, He will return to Ada to deliver His people from Diov's grasp forever. There will be no more debate of His power, no more doubt of His love, no more question of His goodness. His victory will be complete, and His Kingdom will be eternal.
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