“Father, why do we do this, every equinox?”
Father placed his palm on my head.
“You will receive your answer today, son.”
I nodded excitedly. I emulated what I had done all the previous nine years. I placed both my hands on the stone pillar.
“All set, father.”
Father did the same.
“Now listen, son. Every equinox, the dark ones threaten to invade us from their dimension. We unleash the soul pillar’s power to shield earth.”
I stood awestruck looking at the skies….
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