…whose galactic beauty even the gods could not allow to go unpunished.

“Their pride broke in the Cataclysm. The holiest of truths—Hope, Love, Possibility—no longer crashed against hollow, artificially reinforced shores, but instead cast their radiance into the surrounding ocean of space and time.”

More beautiful than the Nereids 04, from -scapes by Kevin Halfhill

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