most people's eyes, Lovely Lisa rocked the big one. Game over.
The most beautiful girl in school. Little miss popular. You either
wanted to be with her or be her.
in Lisa's eyes, she didn't rock the big one. She sucked the big
fact, in Lisa's eyes she sucked the big red one. The big fiery
now she stood, facing her front door, as she watched His shadow
descend on the world
she had made her own.
began with three knocks.
Like the plea of a wanting child.
Like a muffled cry from inside a buried coffin.
Like a scream in a cathedral.
knew. Even at that point she had known. But still she had waited.
knock. Who's there?
breeze slipped under the door. Lisa felt cold air wisp around
her ankles, stroking and coaxing at her skin. She instantly recoiled,
lifting each foot off the ground one by one, as if to outwit the
way. You are not doing this to me!" She ran back and stumbled,
landing in an ungainly mess on the hall floor.
looked up at the door. It was now as the colour of night.
your destiny," a voice echoed in her head.
off you bastard! NO!!"
so it started.
fought Him for seven days.
didn't let Him in. He kept knocking. She kept saying no.
the knocking stopped and was replaced by something much, much
said, " Lisa? Oh Lisa? You can't fight Me forever. You will
let Me in. You have to let Me in. You know that." The voice
was cold and yet inviting, chilling and yet soothing.
mustered up all her courage and sneered back at the darkness.
"I know who you are and I know I will never bow to you!"
laughed then. This was a laugh that could shatter worlds.
you already have, my love. You escaped from Me once. Did you really
think I would let that happen again? We are bound, you and I"
tremor started in the pit of Lisa's stomach.
offered you Dominion. You grasped it with your greedy little hands
and took it with all the eagerness of a playful child. I gave
you this world. Without Me you are nothing. How have I wronged
you, my love?"
Lisa whispered, "Leave me alone
Me back what is mine and I shall leave you."
Lisa listened to His voice and suddenly knew what she had to do.
it," she said.
shadows shifted, uncomfortable in their gloom.
He didn't answer.
and painfully, Lisa stood up.
can't, can you?"
pulled herself upright, straightened her clothes, smoothed down
her hair and said, "You really can't, can you?"
the shadows moved, scurrying away, afraid and uncertain.
ME WHAT IS MINE!"
voice was like thunder. Anger like she had never heard.
suddenly she wasn't scared any more.
Destroyer Of Worlds? She started to laugh. It started as a giggle.
That turned into a chuckle. That became a guffaw. That ended in
hysterical, maniacal laughter.
Louis, can I call you that?" she managed between fits "Big
Red? Darkness Personified? Everything Unholy? " She was now
laughing uncontrollably, curled up, clutching her stomach.
yet you can't take this small thing I am carrying inside me, can
you? You can't just rip it from my womb
it needs me to nurture
it. Love it. To fulfil it's destiny, it's needs its mothers love.
Its mothers Earthly love."
deep rumble started the shake the foundations of her soul. She
knew He was desperate now.
laughter subsided and she slowly stood upright. She grinned at
the door and it's now silent visitor.
then turned and walked up the stairs behind her. She stopped at
the top stair and spun around to face the door.
are not going to win. This is my life. Whatever I am. Whoever
I choose to be. You can't take back time. I am now what I shall
forever be. I was wrong to think anything else."
with that she toppled forward.
very core of the Earth shook with His voice. The air grew thick
with His desperation.
still Lisa fell. She hit the first step and fell headlong into
the next. Over and over she fell, tumbling, tumbling, down and
still further down. With each bruise, each broken bone, she kept
her broken body hit the floor, He gave out an almighty roar that
cascaded around the world. Earthquakes, plague and disease ravaged
the planet. Tens of thousands were killed.
Lisa lay, dying. She knew what she had done. She grieved for the
dead. She grieved for the dying.
she grieved for her unborn child.
she knew she had beaten Him. Where she would go from here, she
had no idea. She hoped it wasn't down
with that Lovely Lisa's crumpled body gave one last desperate
breath and died.
the shadows gave up their positions and slithered off to wherever
shadows go when darkness recedes.
He left Dominion.