Waiting for dawn, an epic battle begins between the forces of dark and light…A fiery golden ball slowly dissolved into the waves. The clear, blue, rippling mirror of sea collected the dying rays of the sun, and out of them created a reflection – so the world could see it one last time. The sun set the sky ablaze with yellows, oranges, reds and pinks as the seagulls squalled shrilly for the last time in the day, before flying off to their nests – a picture of hundreds of bright comets in the sky. Night was coming. Twilight held on to the last rays of sunlight but was eventually overcome. Masses of pitch-black troops swarmed into the burning sky and cloaked the world into Night’s blanket of darkness.Night sat on his throne as his troops launched a series of dark galleons at the Moon, but the Moon’s armada, shaped like a crescent, held firm. It roared in defiance, as if to say that though the Sun had been temporarily dispelled, He and the army of Stars would not let darkness rule! Light would always be there, fighting. Even if he was overcome by the dark forces of the Night, the …read more

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