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: Aren't you afraid of losing light forever? Amane
: I am. But I'm more afraid of a world with nothing but light.
, "Eye of Fortune, Eye of Misfortune"
servants of God? Or are they minions of the Devil?
In blackest day, in brightest night,
Beware your fears made into light.
In my brightness I found contentment, and in my brightness my desire to rub my holiness in their faces grew. One foggy night, my seventh or so after being drowned, I flew up the river. I illuminated the streets, a paler, colder lamp than those lighting up the place, right in the procession to celebrate my righteous death.
Oh, their faces when they saw my light! They thought I was an angel, sent to congratulate that sinful maggots due death, to bless their hallowed night with heaven-sent radiance. Most of the clerics instantly broke in hymns and praise, except Father Trinellus, who was a bit more savvy than that, and eyed me with thinly veiled suspicion.
Don't let his title fool you. Kefka
is the light that blinds, and the fire that consumes.
I had always presumed white light to be pure and somehow chaste, to be noble and good. But this whiteness was unutterably evil, chilling, its purity
And now at last it comes. You will give me the Ring
freely! In place of the Dark Lord you will set up a Queen. And I shall not be dark, but beautiful and terrible as the Morning and the Night! Fair as the Sea and the Sun and the Snow upon the Mountain! Dreadful as the Storm and the Lightning! Stronger than the foundations of the earth. All shall love me and despair!
We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness.
I know. My hair is dark so I look evil, but I'm wearing white, which is ironic.
I thought angels
were supposed to be guardians. Fluffy wings, halos - you know, Michael Landon. Not dicks.
Season 4, Episode 2, "Are You There God? It's Me, Dean Winchester"
But an angel ain't an angel
If it's burning from above you
A star is just a mockery
Mocking me too far too reach.
This is the dark side of the morning
Ive seen the dark side of day
It came in like sorrow without warning
And hung around like the cold winter rain...
— Katie Brianna, "Dark Side of the Morning"
In hellish glare and inference
The other one's a duplicate
The queenly flux, eternal light
Or the light that never warms
I still remember your light
And it was streaming down
And burning out my eyes
I'm guarding 28-14, I dunno why it's chosen me
But from the corner of my eye
I catch a glimpse of evil light
I fear it tries to swallow me, like I'm just some guy with an emerald
For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright
Who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
Snuffing the light of a lantern without saying a small prayer is bad luck. Though its flame can only singe, its soul can repeatedly visit misery on one's house.
"It is not
sad." - Radiant chided the lesser angel - "It is right. Every society must have its outcasts."
Those who fear darkness have never seen what the light can do.
Together, the Tech-Priests
command enough firepower to drive back the night forever. They extend the iron grip of the Omnissiah
wherever they go, illuminating the dark corners of the galaxy with his white-hot enlightenment. It is a light they wield not as a giver of life, but as a weapon a killing blaze that burns uncertainty from the universe and replaces it with a cold and terrible logic
I was deceived, deceived by the light
Face the light, and see past its beauty. Bear witness to its cruel and fearsome alter ego.
Unlike the riddles in this ruin's towers - light and truth do not always go hand-in-hand. As our friend Adrienn
said just moments ago - things aren't that black or white. Sometimes, light can be even more blinding than darkness.
Let there be light! Painful light!
Still, such a terrible light, so bright yet so hideous, as if the heavens' wrath were upon us...
"With your light burn away all hateful things!"
"Don't resist. Our bodies are unworthy of the majesty."
"See how your radiance burns my skin. I am blessed!"
"I too feared Aten
. So wrong, I was very wrong."
"Are you afraid of the dark? Hah! Tis lights glare that will strip you bare!"
"Mercy," saith the Watchman, "is found only in shadow."
First rule of the skies: just because you fear the darkness doesn't mean you can trust the light.
Take us there, please. A place where light can not haunt us, a place without dreams...Please...
"Learn to embrace the darkness, friends. Fear the light."
They warned me Satan would be attractive.
White witchcraft is the one most favoured because it is seen as the "good" version of witchcraft but this is more a fallacy because people who take to "white" witchcraft can often do more damage to themselves and others through their practices than those who practice "black" witchcraft. This is because white witchcraft generally does not require an individual to ask permission or inform another that they are doing a spell on behalf/to another, even practicing hexing in order to do "the greater good." This is largely inappropriate morally and can do a lot of damage to those who find out this has happened.
People associated darkness with evil and light with good. Explain to me, then, why history's worst monsters all sided with the light, fighting for the radiant Sun, while the shadows were burned.
I don't fear what hides in the darkness. I fear what hides in the light.