At the cliffs edge Lahash (Mr. Moss)
suddenly freezes as if gripped by some powerful unseen force. A disembodied
voice, sounding like rolling thunder, booms out across the temple grounds. “ABOMINATION
WICKED AND EVIL YOU ARE!IN MY SIGHT YOU
HAVE SOUGHT TO HARM THOSE PRECIOUS TO ME, MY CHILDREN! YOUR UNHOLY MERGER OF
FLESH AND SPIRIT OFFENDS ME FALLEN ONE. YOU WILL DWELL ON THIS EARTH NO MORE! YOU
ARE CONSIGNED TO THE PIT UNTIL JUDGEMENT DAY!
Lahash looks skyward with frightened eyes and whimpers, “Mercy, Lord.” But even as he utters the words he knows there is no mercy, not for him.
In the next instance two things happen simultaneously, a bolt of lightning strikes Lahash ripping the fallen angel’s spirit from his body just as the two bullets fired by Emily impact the skull of Lahash’s now empty body. Both body and spirit are destroyed in a flash.
The sky grows dark. Thunder rumbles through the mountains and lightning
begins to strike nearby mountain tops, each strike getting closer and closer to
the drama unfolding at the temple. Lahash
raises the near unconscious form of Suleiman over his head and hurls him over
Meanwhile atop a nearby outcrop of rock, Emily watches as her helpless
husband tries in vain to defend himself. Emily throws up a desperate prayer, “Lord
God Almighty, make my aim be true!” and raises her rifle to fire.