Psalms 79:10

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Simi *Muffin Queen*

"Why should the nations say, 'Where is their God?' Let there be known among the nations, before our eyes, revenge for your servants' spilled blood." --Psalms 79:10, hence the title. Sorry for the slightly religious theme. I noticed this passage not too long ago and immediately thought of my character, the Redemption Angel. Redemption has four personalities to carry out God's will: Redemption, Downfall, Catalyst, and Angel. Redemption saves people, Downfall kills people, Catalyst is a messenger for Heaven, and no one really has any idea what Angel's purpose is.Redemption here is carrying out God's will as Downfall, the Killing Angel. She's carrying two swords of Heaven, Pishon and Gichon. She is taking revenge for martyrs, and not of any particular religion--in case you were wondering.For more on Redemption and the Heaven I write about, you can mosey on over to Limits of Redemption, Hand of Redemption, and Cried the Reaper. That's the recommended reading order, too. Or Limits/Cried/Hand, if you prefer.I drew this on lined paper in class...I killed myself taking out all the lines and thickening the outline, which is why it's a bit...wobbly. Also my first profile!

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