Once, in an era unfathomable to us, a Great Being struck an Other Being, and it caused a rhythmic vibration throughout the Multiverse, known as the First Song.

The First Song was Light.

Then the Great Being and Other Being, delighted by their creation, burst into two unimaginably hot fires called Matter and Anti-Matter; and as their flames touched, they annihilated another.

This was the First Orchestra of the Multiverse.

We call the First Orchestra several extraordinary names: Alpha Space-time; Alpha Complexity; the Collective Unconscious, seeking consciousness.


First draft: June '18.
Second draft: July '18; added first-person narrative.
Third & fourth draft: August '18.
Word count: Extended from 153 words to 364 words.

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