"Sylpheny, this is quite a…surprise." Samuel said as he entered the room.
"I received a message from (I don’t know how to begin to say the name She said, it didn’t seem to have any vowels and was almost painful to hear spoken – it was obviously the name of our God, which is too great for humans to comprehend. From this point on I will just keep referring to him as God when she speaks his name) that something is coming and only your teams can stop it. If we don’t act quickly, all of the work The Redeemers have been doing for the last two centuries with be for not." Sylpheny responded. I say responded, but a better word would be sang. The only sound I can recall hearing that was near as beautiful is the sound of my daughter’s laughter. It sent chills all the way down to my bones.
Sylpheny then explained that every time we destroy one of the gods, it does not kill it entirely. Only the vessel it has attached itself to at that time is destroyed and the entity itself is still ‘alive’ looking for its next attack. The gods have realized that after 224 earth years of trying to destroy what God has created and failing every time because we are there to stop them, they must try a new angle of attack.
If you have turned on the news at any time in the last several months, you are aware of the fighting going on in Iraq with this new terrorist group called ISIL or ISIS. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham is not only militant jihadists as the world believes. When Sylpheny gave us this information, it was all new to us as ISIS had not made the news yet. The Demons had begun working together and taken the form of humans, some already living. They realized that with the poor state of the Middle East and with humans fighting humans, they could use a more human approach in destroying God’s creations.
They wanted us to come down on them and cause rifts between different governments and eventually cause us to wipe ourselves out in a final great world war. The leader of ISIS is in form Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi but is not truly the man we believe him to be. He, without a better way to explain it, is possessed by a Demon. Sylpheny told us, though I’m sure we were all thinking it since we had just taken out a demon in human form with militant supporters that along with ISIS there are smaller groups throughout other parts of th world, taking out villages and attacking unsuspecting military units. These occurrences were the first times in history that one of these lesser gods has actually possessed a human.
"God has pointed me in the direction of a plan that can stop all of this, without it coming to the boiling point which the demons are striving towards". Sylpheny said after explaining what was happening in the Middle East. "You will meet me in Providence, Rhode Island in two days. It matters not where; I will find you when it is time. Along with myself and other Semantinice (I found out this is what the Angels called each other) will meet with you to explain our plan and what needs to be done to stop ISIS and bring peace back to your world. I will be addressing the other Redeemers squads with this same information. I will see you all in two days."
And with that, she was gone. Sylpheny was standing in front of us all and in an instant she had vanished.This was all very hard for us to really comprehend. There has been fighting in the Middle East for thousands of years, so it makes sense that the Demons would use it as a platform for their greater plan, but at the same time this has been going on for so long that we couldn’t understand what they could do that would set the entirety of humanity against itself. What could they be planning that would cause another great world war that, like many have foreseen, would destroy life as we know it?
The next two days were the slowest two days of our lives. After we held a ceremony for JoJo, we all spent most of our time in the Control Room looking in on our families and familiarizing ourselves with ISIS. When it was time to take the Transporters to Providence, we each grabbed our weapons in case something happened while we were there.