"Long ago, on the world of Aeden, the ancients worshipped the Will, the Thought, and the Word. "The Will bestowed upon its people great power and prestige, and made them a mighty nation. "But once the people had conquered their enemies, they rebelled against the Will, the Thought, and the Word. "So the Will sent Navi, messengers pleading for the people to turn and repent. "But the Navi were spurned, rejected, even killed for preaching of the Will. "And so it came that the Will, the Thought, and the Word abandoned the people, and took away their power and prestige. "And the world of Aeden was laid waste by a mysterious invader..."