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GALLERY OF MYTHS
NAMES: David and Josh
TITLE: The creation

MYTH: In the Beginning of the world there were the great two. One was a demon born of evil and hatred. He loved fire and rage. This guy had no name aside from Satan. His body was made from fire and red hot stone which dripped off him creating the land and mountains. He had eight arms each was used to aid him in creating ďthe sword of eternityĒ a sword that created both time and men when forged. The beast used his massive wings to create the wind and storm.

The other was his wife. She was a being of absolute love. Her name was Helena. She is the loving mother that gave life to all creatures apart from pigs. Helena was beautiful and felt she didnít belong on the wasteland that was the world created by her husband, Satan. Also, she was bored, she knew she had capabilities she didnít understand. Helena had a natural desire to create. She started with the sea which she made using her tears to flood and cool the planet adding colourful fish and stones. Satan was displeased with his wife's creation he thought her sea was boring so he added sharks and other shark and piranhas.
NAMES: Beth, Sophia and Ash

MYTH: In the beginning, there were three goddesses and they were children of the king. They had the role of creating something to add to the world. They choose to create something that will change the world to COLOUR. They worked hard on spells and wishes to make this work till one day they tried their final spell before giving up.

And the day went by as the evening came the world became darker until it went pitch black and they slept till the morning came and there was colour they had succeeded there mission and they were crowned queens and as there life passed bye they also carried on creating things and came up with the best ideas in the WORLD!!!!!!!!
NAME: Alfie Callahan

MYTH: Once there was a large round ball of wet mud and clay, this ball was called Disper, this is where the English language gets it word, Disturb. This ball was always swirling and turning around all the time. Because of this, some of Disperís mud and dirt would drop off, and fall into the nothingness around itself, because the ball was so great and so large it kept dripping away and getting smaller over hundreds of years. One day, when the ball was turning around and around and dripping its mud, dirt and clay, the mud, dirt and clay all dropped off and came together, forming another smaller dirt ball. But because of the smaller balls weight, it stayed near the bigger ball, but quite a fair way away from it.

Over the years, this smaller ball became a small platform, because Disper kept dropping the mud in the same place. Over the years, the bottom of the platform became dry and hard, while the top kept getting the fresh mud. One day a very large drop of mud landed on top of the platform, and because the mud kept dripping it meant that there was some form of moister from the big ball. When the large drop from the big ball landed on the road the moister began to soak into the soil. This continued for years until one day the moister reached the hard and dry clay at the bottom of the platform. As soon as the tiny bit of water touched the hard, dry clay, it started to drip down and form an outline in the hard clay. Over the years more water reached bottom of the platform and soon there was an outline in the hard clay which looked like a human.

Then the outlined man began to soak up the moisture which continued to come down from above, and soon there was a person, fully outlined by water, lying, unmoving in the now wet clay. Then one day the large ball of mud began to stop spinning around, but continued to turn and twist inside, because of this, more moisture began to drop onto the platform beneath Disper. Soon the platform began to disappear, washed away by the continued stream of moisture, but there remained a thin layer of dirt on which the human was left lying.

Then one single drop of water formed on the man face, because of the moisture build up from the big ball. This tiny droplet of water slowly separated and trickled into the manís nose, (For the man had no nose or eye sockets, because they could not be made from the moisture.) This water then trickled through his body, and it was soon joined by other droplets of water, that formed on the manís nose and trickled down the already hollowed out nose. Soon there was a small stream of water flowing through the manís body, and soon the man began to move, as the water generated inside of him. Because of the moisture in his nose, the man was able to breathe only through his nose, as the moisture contained air. The man was then called Manas, which means One Man.

Manas couldnít see because he didnít have any eyes, only hollowed out sockets. Manas didnít have a brain either, just a system of hollow, thin tubes of clay inside him which allowed him to inhale and exhale. Usually when Manas exhaled, he sneezed out water from inside of himself, Manas couldnít hear either, just feel his way around with his hands. Manas didnít have any fingers and toes, because the water hadnít crave them out, and this made it hard for him to walk.

Over time Manas began to get used to his surroundings, he never walked far because he could see, but he knew, by feeling his way around, that there was a drop off. Manas not being able think would venture close to the edge, even though he knew that there was a drop off, and he nearly fell off into abyss sometimes. At times Manas would grab the hardened clay from beneath himself and he would throw it wildly into the air.

At times the balls of clay would fly off into nothingness, to eventually just disappear, but other times Manasís wildly thrown clay balls would venture close to Disper, which would still spit down moisture.

After years of standing, sitting, lying and feeling nothing except the drip of moisture on himself, Manas began to get weak. This was because he was not getting enough water into his Ďsystemí to be able to generate properly, and so one day, sitting on his little plate of clay, Manas hurled a clay ball right above him. Suddenly Manas felt the whole platform which he was on shake and tremble. Then he felt a large crash and he was thrown backwards onto his back, in the dust.

Then he felt a large piece of something suddenly hit him in the side of his head, (where his ears are supposed to be) and then go right through his head, and out the other side, forming his ears. Manas then felt his way over to the piece of large rock which hit him, he then began to get angry, and he randomly dug his hands into the hard soil and carved out rough lines. After Manas had done this he stood up and jumped in the air, with anger, then fell back down, and there Manas stayed for a long time.

When Manas had jumped up and then landed back onto the clay platform, he had split in half, without his realising. One of these pieces was bigger than the other and it began to fall slowly downward, then without its other half, it cracked and formed eight other clumps of rock. Also, because of Manas weight, when he had landed on the platform again, he had created a small shock wave; this then created a gust of air, pushing the eight clumps of rock out in a line. The gust of air then slowly faded away again, like it had never been there, but before it completely diapered it caught a drop of water from Disper, this water then became an outline, while the air was trapped inside, and so the Goddess Moi was formed.

Moi was the Goddess of air and water, and lived in the heavens, while she in the heavens she would create little water balls, and through them up into the blank heaven, these water droplets would shine and sparkle and were named Satarís, which means, Shining lights.

Then one day as Moi was wondering around the heavens looking at her beautiful creations, and she saw Manas lying on his path of mud, and she flew down to him and asked him, ďWhy do you not marvel at my creations?Ē Manas couldnít hear or see Moi and so didnít know that any one was there. Moi became angry with Manas because he would answer her, and she made a large water bubble and picked Manas up, and through him into the water bubble. Mana was trapped in this water bubble and had to stay there for many years.

After a time, Moi began to get lonely, for by now she had created, millions and hundreds of millions of Satarís. She wanted someone else to be with and care for. She came to Manas, who was still trapped inside her water bubble, she then came to him and saw that he had neither finger nor toes, or eyes or even a mouth to speak with. She then came to him at night, to seduce him, but she realised that he could have children, and she went away in wrath, and came to Disper. She saw that it was always spinning and she thought that she might punish Manas, so she went back and took the water bubble and threw it into Disper. Manas felt himself be lifted then felt himself spun and spun around and twisted and turned. After a time, he became angry and he threw himself at the bubble, but it didnít budge. After several attempts to pop the huge bubble he finally gave up and sat down in the bubble, but when he felt himself continued to be thrown about he hurled himself, with all his might at the bubble. With a massive explosion of water, clay, mud and dirt the bubble popped and threw Manas out. Because of the explosion some of Moiís Satarís became damaged and didnít shine as brightly as before. Moi then set out to find Manas and punish him for the rest of his life, but because of the explosion had destroyed Disper, there were now large groups of rocks floating around, these were called Astroís.

The explosion had caused a massive wave of air, which had formed itself into another God, the God of the sky and breath. This God was named Bethra. Moi, on her way to find Manas, she met the newly created Bethra, and was instantly liked him. She took Bethra to her brightest Satarís, Bethra was very pleased and Moi and Bethra were married and had many children. Their first child was named Potgad, the God of Clouds and Rain. The second child was named Lida, The Goddess of plants. Potgad and Lida got married and had a son called Rad. Rad was the God of the Sun and family, and he got married to Bethra and Moiís last child, Delt. Delt was the Goddess of Love and Protection.

Delt and Rad had five children which they named, Fy, the Goddess of People and Children. Hegdell, the God of the Underworld. Adem, the God of War, Victory, Thievery, discipline and Death. Knoll, the God of Writing and knowledge, and the Fran, the Goddess of Animals.

Over time when the God were all settled, Bethra and Fy came together and created humans by combining the knowledge of people form Fy, and the breath of Life, from Bethra. The Gods couldnít decide what to do, and so Knoll, the God of knowledge decided that all the Gods create a place for the people to dwell.

Not all the Gods decided that it was right and so some of them didnít help in making a place for humans to dwell. But the God which did think it was a good idea all used the eight rocks, which had been left were they were, to create a world for the people.

Hegdell built his world on the second and forth rock and made the place hot and filled with rocks. Bethra, who knew best about humans, made his world on the third rock, and filled it with human breath. Rad built his world for the humans on the first rock and named it Sarm. Potgad built his world on the fifth rock and surrounded it with big clouds that swirled around. Delt built her world on the sixth rock and put a ring of love and protection around it. Delt also chose to build another world on the seventh rock, and she also put a ring around it to keep it safe. Adem, thought that people should live far away, and he built his world on the last rock, and made it a cold and desolate place.

All the Gods agreed that Knoll should judge and choose which rock humans should live on, and he chose the third one, Berthaís rock, all the other God were happy and Moi and Lida created things in the soil of the world so that the humans could work the ground, and serve the Gods.

But Rad was not happy about the decision and he thought that humans should live on his rock, and so he tried to destroy the other rocks but the other Gods stopped him and gave him an eternal punishment. Rad was put on the outside Berthaís rock and was wounded every morning, and one drop of his blood would sail across the sky in the humanís world every morning until sunset, then Rad would be wounded again in the morning. This was a reminder to humans that they should respect the Gods or they will create a great blood spill on the humansí land.

Bethra - God of the Sky and Human Breath
Moi - Goddess of Air and Water
Lida - Goddess of Plants
Potgad - God of Clouds and Rain
Rad - God of the Sun and Family
Delt - The Goddess Love and Protection
Fy - Goddess of People and Children
Hegdell - God of the Underworld
Adem - God of War, Victory, Thievery and Death
Knoll - God of Writing and Knowledge
NAMES: Hollie G, Tilly P and Chloe N
TITLE: The Hollie Creation

MYTH: It all started with darkness, until a scream could be heard. The scream came from a boy who had grown from a flower. This flower had a special substance called Hamedine. Hamedine caused the growth of the world like humans, plants, animals, etc.

One day a huge rock fell from the dark sky and fell upon the flower. The rock split the petal in half causing the Hamedine to leak all over the rock. Because the world is round, the Hamedine covered bolder rolled all the way around the world dropping drops of Hamadine along the way.

After 7 days, the world was created and around 100 humans were born. The boy, Sati, was there for now known as the leader since he must have been the chosen one if the rock fell upon his flower.
NAME: Matthew Caruso
TITLE: Creation Myth

MYTH: The world started with darkness, water, and just one great man, Mesean Lccoy. This great man had put forth far too much effort to live on a daily basis. He had no food, clean water, or shelter, and was in great danger. The great man found corn crops, but was unsure what to do with the husks, so he tried to drink them to quench his thirst. Then he tries to breed with the corn to fill the world with special people who can help create a thriving society. As a result, he was unsuccessful. Mesean Lccoy then tried to use the husks as shelter for cold, and rainy days, that he could no longer bare, but the rain and winds blew over the corn and it began to become soggy.

After all this effort, even the greatest man alive was unable to become successful, so he tried one more thing, and that was to eat the corn. After all this effort and failure, his hard work began to pay off, and he lived off the corn, for years to come. The man loves his corn for food, but is beginning to become lonelier and sadder day by day. He needed women and others in his life. He then began to hope and beg to the almighty muck waters every day in hopes for a change involving the creation of more people. After all his efforts, there was great change; the water became clearer, the flowers began to blossom, animals appeared and underneath the mucky waters rose a woman, and every day he would thank and worship this woman. Until one day she told him to stop and treat her like a normal person.

All of a sudden, he began to turn into a large white moon that changes shapes and lighting based on his sadness. This notion filled the woman with such great rage she became a massive ball of fire in the center of the universe, to be known as the sun. From that day on more and more people, plants and animals have grown from the ground and learned to reproduce. Resulting in the world we live in today with quadrillions of people, plants and animals.
NAME: Liam Kirwin
TITLE: The Story of JonDom and Catthew Maruso

MYTH: In the beginning, there was darkness, with only one small dot of light. Out of the dot came the god JonDom. JonDom was getting lonely, so he decided to create another god named Catthew Maruso. They decided that they wanted to do something with their lives other than eating chips and watching football all day, so they decided to create the Earth.

JonDom and Catthew thought the Earth needed some life, so they created the first humans, JaMarcousvarius Tacktheritrix and Jan Smith. As soon as they were on Earth, JaMarcusvarius and Jan quickly used all the Earth's resources up. JonDom and Catthew were not happy with this, so they kicked JaMarcusvarius and Jan off the Earth. After that, they created new humans, and the new humans always took good care of the Earth!
NAME: Tyler G.
TITLE: My Creation Myth

MYTH: In the beginning, There was darkness. There were three gods. Their names were Balleriscus, Footbalunta, and Basebatus. They started to have a fight about which one of them is the best, and deserves the most power. They fought all day, trying to figure out who got the power.

Finally, one day, they decided that they all should be equal, so they started by making the rocks. Footbalunta threw the best spiral that he could with his football, and in the distance, they could see the rocks appear.

Then, Balleriscus made the water. He took the basketball and shot in. The second it hit the net... Splash, the world was filled with water. Lastly, Basebatus said that he must create the life. He took the baseball and threw it into plain space, sending it forever. Then, in the distance, he saw a little human.

The gods decided to name him Michael. After a while of playing sports, Michael got lonely, so the gods chose to summon another human, but this one a woman. They named her Serena. Michael and Serena had so much fun playing sports together that they had kids and wanted to play more sports with more people!

Then, Serena and Michael had kids. Their kids' names were Cteph Surry, Jebron Lames, Tike Mrout, Bom Trady, Mionel Lessi, and Wiger Toods. Now the earth runs like it does today. There are certain rules, such as how every person must play at least 1 sport. One value in my world is that sports are beloved.
NAME: Alzoru Ledura
TITLE:
Kazane Creation

MYTH: In the time before time, there was only the endless sea, Mhelki. Mhelki looked upon the void and churned violently with boredom. And so Mhelki spat into the void and her breath created the endless sky, Resnki. The two began to speak, but found a need for a third. So Resnki dove into Mhelki's depths and search for life or anything but unforgiving water.

Mhelki prayed for his safe return and became worried to the point that she had a huge kidney stone, and Resnki retrieved it. He returned and together they chiseled the stone into Napiini, the world who was both male and female and who brought forth landmasses from their broken pieces and helped make the world as we see it.

Mhelki was so overjoyed to see her children that she spontaneously gave birth to all the creatures of the sea, and her tears of pain and joy formed lesser gods who became lakes, and other lesser gods who became rivers, always attached to their mother for life support. From their clay, Napiini created the beasts of the ground, and with Mhelki's help they created the plants that root into their body. With a bit of clay and salt, Resnki shaped the creatures of the sky, and when the time came, the three great gods combined their knowledge and created the first race of intelligence, the Wyrana who breathe underwater, yet can walk on land as well. They made other races and filled them all with virtue and sin alike that the world may fluctuate and never become dull. However, the world was dark, so with all their wisdom, Mhelki and the other two took clay, salt, and baubles of their life forces to create the sun.

Even today, Wyrana still live in Mhelki's waters as well as the lakes and rivers of her babies, building structures under her waves and her beaches. The country of Kazane on the northeast of Wivetana's great peninsula consists almost purely of the Wyrana and their waterlogged cities, and once a year they sacrifice a criminal to Mhelki for the blessings of the ocean mother.

TITLE: The Awaken Stories - The Beginning of the Earth
NAME: Ethan Baywood
DEDICATED TO: My Brother Sam

NAME: Once there was a large round ball of wet mud and clay, this ball was called Disper, this is where the English language gets it word, Disturb. This ball was always swirling and turning around all the time. As a result of this, some of Disper’s mud and dirt would drop off, and fall into the nothingness around itself, because the ball was so great and so large it kept dripping away and getting smaller over hundreds of years. One day, when the ball was turning around and around and dripping its mud, dirt and clay, the mud, dirt and clay all dropped off and came together, forming another smaller dirt ball. But because of the smaller balls weight, it stayed near the bigger ball, but quite a fair way away from it.

Over the years, this smaller ball became a small platform, because Disper kept dropping the mud in the same place. Over the years the bottom of the platform became dry and hard, while the top kept getting the fresh mud. One day a very large drop of mud landed on top of the platform, and because the mud kept dripping it meant that there was some form of moister from the big ball. When the large drop from the big ball landed on the road the moister began to soak into the soil. This continued for years until one day the moister reached the hard and dry clay at the bottom of the platform. As soon as the tiny bit of water touched the hard dry clay, it started to drip down and form an outline in the hard clay. Over the years more water reached bottom of the platform and soon there was an outline in the hard clay which looked like a human.

Then the outlined man began to soak up the moisture which continued to come down from above, and soon there was a person, fully outlined by water, lying, unmoving in the now wet clay. Then one day the large ball of mud began to stop spinning around, but continued to turn and twist inside, because of this, more moisture began to drop onto the platform beneath Disper. Soon the platform began to disappear, washed away by the continued stream of moisture, but there still remained a thin layer of dirt on which the human was left lying.

Then one single drop of water formed on the man face, because of the moisture build up from the big ball. This tiny droplet of water slowly separated and trickled into the man’s nose, (For the man had no nose or eye sockets, because they could not be made from the moisture.) This water then trickled through his body, and it was soon joined by other droplets of water, that formed on the man’s nose and trickled down the already hollowed out nose. Soon there was a small stream of water flowing through the man’s body, and soon the man began to move, as the water generated inside of him. Because of the moisture in his nose, the man was able to breathe only through his nose, as the moisture contained air. The man was then called Manas, which means One Man.

Manas couldn’t see because he didn’t have any eyes, only hollowed out sockets. Manas didn’t have a brain either, just a system of hollow, thin tubes of clay inside him which allowed him to inhale and exhale.  Usually when Manas exhaled, he sneezed out water from inside of himself, Manas couldn’t hear either, just feel his way around with his hands. Manas didn’t have any fingers and toes, because the water hadn’t crave them out, and this made it hard for him to walk.

Over time Manas began to get used to his surroundings, he never walked far because he could see, but he knew, by feeling his way around, that there was a drop off. Manas not being able think would venture close to the edge, even though he knew that there was a drop off, and he nearly fell off into abyss sometimes. At times Manas would grab the hardened clay from beneath himself and he would throw it wildly into the air.

At times the balls of clay would fly off into nothingness, to eventually just disappear, but other times Manas’s wildly thrown clay balls would venture close to Disper, which would still spit down moisture.

After years of standing, sitting, lying and feeling nothing except the drip of moisture on himself, Manas began to get weak. This was because he was not getting enough water into his ‘system’ to be able to generate properly, and so one day, sitting on his little plate of clay, Manas hurled a clay ball right above him. Suddenly Manas felt the whole platform which he was on shake and tremble. Then he felt a large crash and he was thrown backwards onto his back, in the dust.

Then he felt a large piece of something suddenly hit him in the side of his head, (where his ears are supposed to be) and then go right through his head, and out the other side, forming his ears. Manas then felt his way over to the piece of large rock which hit him, he then began to get angry, and he randomly dug his hands into the hard soil and carved out rough lines. After Manas had done this he stood up and jumped in the air, with anger, then fell back down, and there Manas stayed for a long time.
When Manas had jumped up and then landed back onto the clay platform, he had split in half, without his realising. One of these pieces was bigger than the other and it began to fall slowly downward, then without its other half, it cracked and formed eight other clumps of rock. Also, because of Manas weight, when he had landed on the platform again, he had created a small shock wave; this then created a gust of air, pushing the eight clumps of rock out in a line. The gust of air then slowly faded away again, like it had never been there, but before it completely diapered it caught a drop of water from Disper, this water then became an outline, while the air was trapped inside, and so the Goddess Moi was formed.

Moi was the Goddess of air and water, and lived in the heavens, while she in the heavens she would create little water balls, and through them up into the blank heaven, these water droplets would shine and sparkle and were named Satar’s, which means, Shining lights.

Then one day as Moi was wondering around the heavens looking at her beautiful creations, and she saw Manas lying on his path of mud, and she flew down to him and asked him, “Why do you not marvel at my creations?”  Manas couldn’t hear or see Moi and so didn’t know that any one was there. Moi became angry with Manas because he would answer her, and she made a large water bubble and picked Manas up, and through him into the water bubble. Mana was trapped in this water bubble and had to stay there for many years.

After a time, Moi began to get lonely, for by now she had created, millions and hundreds of millions of Satar’s. She wanted someone else to be with and care for. She came to Manas, who was still trapped inside her water bubble, she then came to him and saw that he had neither finger nor toes, or eyes or even a mouth to speak with. She then came to him at night, to seduce him, but she realised that he could have children, and she went away in rathe, and came to Disper. She saw that it was always spinning and she thought that she might punish Manas, so she went back and took the water bubble and threw it into Disper.
Manas felt himself be lifted then felt himself spun and spun around and twisted and turned. After a time he became angry and he threw himself at the bubble, but it didn’t budge. After several attempts to pop the huge bubble he finally gave up and sat down in the bubble, but when he felt himself continued to be thrown about he hurled himself, with all his might at the bubble. With a massive explosion of water, clay, mud and dirt the bubble popped and threw Manas out. Because of the explosion some of Moi’s Satar’s became damaged and didn’t shine as brightly as before. Moi then set out to find Manas and punish him for the rest of his life, but because of the explosion had destroyed Disper, there were now large groups of rocks floating around, these were called Astro’s.

The explosion had caused a massive wave of air, which had formed itself into another God, the God of the sky and breath. This God was named Bethra. Moi, on her way to find Manas, she met the newly created Bethra, and was instantly liked him. She took Bethra to her brightest Satar’s, Bethra was very pleased and Moi and Bethra were married and had many children. Their first child was named Potgad, the God of Clouds and Rain. The second child was named Lida, The Goddess of plants. Potgad and Lida got married and had a son called Rad. Rad was the God of the Sun and family, and he got married to Bethra and Moi’s last child, Delt.  Delt was the Goddess of Love and Protection.

Delt and Rad had five children which they named, Fy, the Goddess of People and Children. Hegdell, the God of the Underworld. Adem, the God of War, Victory, Thievery, discipline and Death. Knoll, the God of Writing and knowledge, and the Fran, the Goddess of Animals.

Over time when the God were all settled, Bethra and Fy came together and created humans by combining the knowledge of people form Fy, and the breath of Life, from Bethra. The Gods couldn’t decide what to do, and so Knoll, the God of knowledge decided that all the Gods create a place for the people to dwell.

Not all the Gods decided that it was right and so some of them didn’t help in making a place for humans to dwell. But the God which did think it was a good idea all used the eight rocks, which had been left were they were, to create a world for the people.
Hegdell built his world on the second and forth rock and made the place hot and filled with rocks. Bethra, who knew best about humans, made his world on the third rock, and filled it with human breath. Rad built his world for the humans on the first rock and named it Sarm. Potgad built his world on the fifth rock and surrounded it with big clouds that swirled around. Delt built her world on the sixth rock and put a ring of love and protection around it. Delt also chose to build another world on the seventh rock, and she also put a ring around it to keep it safe. Adem, thought that people should live far away, and he built his world on the last rock, and made it a cold and desolate place.

All the Gods agreed that Knoll should judge and choose which rock humans should live on, and he chose the third one, Bertha’s rock, all the other God were happy and Moi and Lida created things in the soil of the world so that the humans could work the ground, and serve the Gods.

But Rad was not happy about the decision and he thought that humans should live on his rock, and so he tried to destroy the other rocks but the other Gods stopped him and gave him an eternal punishment. Rad was put on the outside Bertha’s rock and was wounded every morning, and one drop of his blood would sail across the sky in the human’s world every morning until sunset, then Rad would be wounded again in the morning. This was a reminder to humans that they should respect the Gods or they will create a great blood spill on the humans land.

Bethra - God of the Sky and Human Breath
Moi - Goddess of Air and Water
Lida - Goddess of Plants
Potgad - God of Clouds and Rain
Rad - God of the Sun and Family
Delt - The Goddess Love and Protection
Fy - Goddess of People and Children
Hegdell - God of the Underworld
Adem - God of War, Victory, Thievery and Death
Knoll - God of Writing and Knowledge

© Copyright Ethan Baywood 2017

NAME: Sanjana Yeruva

MYTH: Before Abbasi there was nothing. Abbasi was the god of the Universe, and giver of life, death, and justice. He was so powerful that he could create life, heal the sick, and even raise the dead. Some say that Abbasi was the Sun, and they worshiped it as it rose and set every day. Abbasi lived in the sky with his wife, Ali. She was a wise goddess, who often gave Abbasi good advice. Abbasi created the stars, the Earth, and all the wildlife upon it. He also created two humans, a man, and a woman.

These humans lived with Abbasi and Atari in the sky. They were very innocent and had little know - edge. Abbasi and Atari looked after them, protected them, and even fed them because they did not know how to feed themselves. One day, the humans were looking down from the sky at the Earth. They decided they wanted to live there. But when they asked Abbasi if they could leave the sky and live on the Earth, he forbade it. The Earth was a place with many secrets where many things could be learned. Abbasi feared that the humans would one day match his wisdom, or even surpass it. Ali proposed a compromise. The humans could go live on Earth, but they had to return to the sky every day to have their meals. The humans were forbidden to learn to hunt or farm. They were also forbidden to marry and have children because a large nation of people might one day challenge the power of Abbasi. For a while, this plan worked. The humans returned to the sky every day to take their meals. However, one day, the woman decided she was sick of being fed like a helpless child. She went out into the fields and began to farm. When the time came for dinner, she defiantly refused to return to the sky with the man.

The next day, the man visited the woman in the fields and saw she was growing her own food . He decided to help her. Before long, the man and woman fell in love. They did not return to the sky again. Many years went by and they had many children. When those children were old enough, they joined their parents working in the field. They all continued to learn the secrets of the Earth and teach them to each other. The humans tried to hide their children from the sight of Abassi, but the god saw them. He grew very angry. He blamed his wife, Atai, because she had convinced him to let the humans live on Earth. Abassi feared that one day, the humans would have learned so much that they would sur - pass his wisdom. He also feared they would grow so numerous that they would surpass his power. But Atai had a plan. In order to prevent the humans from growing too powerful, she sent evil into the world in the form of death and discord. The evil was so strong that the man and woman immediately died. Their children have suffered the ills of the world and argued among themselves ever since. But because their mother defied the gods, the humans have continued to learn the secrets of the Earth.

TITLE: Bird and his Friends
NAME: Sarah Clem

MYTH: In the beginning, there was but darkness and wind. One fateful day that east wind blew a winged creature into the darkness. The creature was called bird, and the bird was frightened. He could see nothing in the darkness, and the wind continually ruffled his colorful feathers. He was so frightened that when he slept, he would dream of bright light to bring him out of this endless darkness.

One day, when bird woke up, he found that his dreams produced a glowing ball of light. The ball of light was so close to Bird that it only illuminated what was nearby. Bird decided to fix this, so he dragged the glowing ball of light high into the sky and fixed it into the clouds. The bird had light, but he was still lonely. Bird would become sad, and when he cried, his big tears formed a puddle in the abyss. The wind blew his tears, and the salty water crashed around in chaotic waves. In the water, the bird found thousands of shiny writhing creatures. The creatures introduced themselves to bird as fish, and they became friends. The fish worked to create a place for the bird to land because he was getting tired of flapping his wings over the water. The fish created land for bird by pushing the clay up from the bottom of the ocean. The bird could rest. Bird rested, and while he rested a much smaller flying creature was blown in by the wind. This creature was called bug, and she was hungry. There was nothing for her to eat, so the fish gave her some of the oceans plants as a gift. They put colorful petals on top of the green stalks, and bee could eat the sweet nectar of the flowers. Time went on, and the plants grew plentiful.

More animals came, curious to see the bright new land, and decided to live there. Together all the animals lived in harmony with one another. But one day, it became dark again. The darkness was everywhere as someone had stolen the sun. It was man, and the animals made a truce with him. Man could have the light during the nighttime as long as he and all the animals could share it during the day. Man agreed, and left the animals with a less bright orb to replace the sun during the night when he would take the ball to light his home. Animal and man continued to prosper, helping each other build shelter to stay safe and warm and sharing everything they needed with each other in a peaceful treaty that lasted for generations to come.

NAME: Kelsey Rose
TITLE: What the World Once Was

MYTH: Long ago, before mankind yet after earth appeared, there was land that only contained flora and water. It was a beautiful scene that was worth more than even a god’s eyes. Yet, a goddess, Raichia, dared to look upon it. She found herself feeling a certain pull towards the planet. She pondered for days whether she should approach it or continue to gaze at it from afar. After a particularly long and boring day, she decided to indulge herself. Little did she know, the earth was a magical place that no one had yet had the fortitude to explore. She was so allured by the elegant area that she decided it would be her own little secret. She was sure none of the other gods, such as Xebus, the god of the sun, would be lured to Earth, seeing as they had other things to do and were not nearly as curious as she. She spent days making small beings called animals. First she made birds, so that the sky wouldn’t be empty. And then rabbits, so that the ground fruits would be eaten and allowed to grow again. Then fish, to ensure that the water wouldn’t be so vast. Day after day, she created new animals and insects to help maintain and improve the sphere of wonder that she now called hers.

One day she decided to make another species, but this time, they would be special. They would walk on two legs like kangaroos, have two eyes like the wolves, would sleep as much as cats, and be as energetic as the chipmunks. She called them humans. They had a different language than the rest of the fauna and couldn’t communicate with them, but this was alright, as they lived peacefully together anyways. They all came together to make a majestic world that would later be treasured by not only Raicha, but all of the other deities. They were all amazed by the rounded and colorful world that was suddenly filled with Raicha’s creations.

NAME: John Thomason

MYTH: In the beginning, there was nothing but a magical black dot. Then the dot started multiplying, becoming millions of multicolored magical dots just floating astound in nothingness. Then one day out of the eternity that was, all the dots started joining together into a giant sphere. All the blue dots formed into a liquid form that was called water, it flowed through and around the giant sphere. Then all the green dots formed into something to cover the surface. They were called the grass and trees. Still all the sphere was not covered so the brown and grey dots started to form the dirt and rocks filling in the places on the sphere that were left uncovered. The yellow, white, black, and tan dots were left out of the sphere and couldn’t decide where to go, so finally all the yellow dots grouped together and started going around the giant sphere.

It took a long time for the yellow dots to get around the giant sphere leaving some parts of the sphere unable to see the yellow dots and this formed then and the days. then seeing the yellow dots circling the sphere the black dots thought that they would do the same thing and started to go around the sphere as well but to keep from running into the yellow dots the black dots stayed on the other part of the sphere creating the moon and the night. the white dots not knowing what to do split into multiple groups, some just floated around the sphere with the yellow and black dots, creating the clouds. the rest of the white dots started to merge with other colors and forming together, then they formed legs and moved around on the surface of the sphere feeding from the grass and drinking from the water, they were called the animals.

finally, there was only the tan dots the only group where all the dots weren’t the same shade. still there were more tan dots than any other group of dots, and thinking that they were more important than all the others they decided to form arms and legs and move on the surface of the sphere like the animals, but the tan dots would call themselves humans and would kill other dots for their own needs. The tan dots became the only dots that could communicate and named themselves the rollers of the sphere they called earth.

NAME: Chong

MYTH: When the gods have great fight, when the god lost the fight their body drop down form the heaven to the abyss, his body got cut in to the particles by the wind of the abyss, those particles become the planet, the cells on the planet evolved into different things that’s where the human, animals, and plants come from. the abyss doesn’t have an end that become the universe we see now.

NAME: George Samson

MYTH: In the Beginning there were the great two. One a demon born of evil and hatred. He was fire and rage. This being had no name aside from Chaos. His body was made from fire and molten stone which dripped and cooled creating the land and mountains. He had four arms each was used to aid him in wielding “the blade of eternity” a sword that created both time and man when forged. The beast using his massive wings created the wind and storms. The other was his wife. She was a being of absolute purity born of Chaos’s own blood lust. Her name was Order. She is the loving mother that gave life to all creatures apart from man. Order was beautiful and felt she didn’t belong on the barren wasteland that was the world created by her husband. Also she was bored, she knew she had capabilities she didn’t understand. Order had a natural desire to create. She started with the sea which she made using her tears to flood and cool the planet adding colorful fish and stones. Chaos was displeased with his wife's creation he thought her sea was boring so he added sharks and other nightmarish predators.

Out of fear Order abandoned the sea and fled to the skies aware of her husbands ever watching eyes. Here Order realized she needed a way to hide so she, for the first time, exhaled and produced a cloud and many different feathered creatures now known as birds. This time she tried to please Chaos by adding birds of prey to the mix but still he was not satisfied. Chaos in a fit of rage roared a mighty roar one that shook the earth with the sound of thunder. Chaos filled the skies with smoke and fire that rose from the core of his world. Order couldn't handle the smoke for she now needed to breathe and fell to the ground. To prevent death on impact she softened the hard lifeless rock miles below this led to an unexpected result the combination of pure and evil produced a still life form, plants. Order started to love the land she was designing on earth below the clouds and away from the eternal darkness that lied within the ocean for she was final free to openly play with her gifts of life. Chaos was furious he no longer could hold his wife and decided he was going to hunt her down for as long as it took. He forged the blade of eternity a weapon that could imbue all the powers of time. From its sparks fell fractions of time that once combined with the life giving atmosphere caused by Order’s own love and compassion became man. Man was the first direct connection between Order and Chaos. Order feared man for she could see their need for death and destruction in order to prolong their own mortality. Mankind was a cruel and wicked species that was incapable of compassion for other life. This constant struggle for peace has and may always continue as long as man lives in fear of his own end.

NAME: Jerome W.
TITLE: The Creation Of The Unicorn

MYTH: Long, long ago, at the beginning of Earth, there was nothing. No water, no trees, no nothing. Until out of nowhere a man and a girl popped out of the ground. They were the first father and daughter and they loved each other very much. Well maybe a little too much because over time they had 200 children, as the creatures of those 200 children they had the right to be King and Queen, the power they had took over their minds and they became evil. They turned their children/minions into dark demons and they were consumed by hatred. All of the minions were like that except one. That one was a boy and he was different from the minions because he was not consumed by hatred, actually when he was born he was colorful. This boy confronted his creators and asked nicely for them to change their evil ways, and then they laughed at him in his face. Then he demanded them to change their ways and after that they became angry and in disgust of the disobedience and threw him all the way up to the sun, he stayed there trapped for 100 years.

Over the next 100 years the boy became less of a man but more of a majestic creature, or even a horse. His body was stretched by the heat waves and his skin was darker because of the heat. It is said that he got his horn because his creators through him by the nose. After those long 100 years that boy became the first Unicorn, he met the Sun god and learned many things stretching from the meaning of life to battle strategies.

Over time the majestic creature learned how to you his horn as a disintegrator and it could disintegrate anything in the universe. Also over the next 100 years the Unicorn never forgot about what his creators did to him and he vowed to turn their world into a happier place. After he the long 100 years he broke out of his imprisonment and steamed toward the couples fortress of darkness to confront his creators. He showed up to their main room and demanded for them to change their ways, the couple again laughed in his face and tried to throw him back to the sun but his horn burned their hands. They angrily told their minions to attack them and the minions and the Unicorn were in a battle for 5 minutes until the Unicorn burned down the minions and banned the couple from time and space. CAUSING THEM TO BE TRAPPED IN A STAR FOR THE REST OF ETERNITY.

TITLE: Sutziansí Creation Story
NAME: Nicky Barracca

MYTH: There was a time, long ago, where all that existed was Darkness, and 3 Gods. These 3 Godsí names were Ansutz, Busutz, and Cinsutz. These 3 fought for hundreds of years, arguing over how the world should be created. There was one day, though, where the fighting became very violent. Busutz had slashed Cinsutz across the chest with a blade, and Cinsutz fell to the ground, dead. Cinsutzís body rumbled, and started glowing a bright light. Then, Cinsutzís body exploded in a flash of blinding light, and his body became what we know today as the sun.

After realizing what had happened, Busutz and Ansutz decided that they would need to decide on something to create the earth, to prevent them from fighting more, and for a place to set the sun. Together, the 2 Gods put their powers to work and created the earth. Together, the created Earth and sky, rivers and beaches, oceans and mountains, grass and dirt. Ansutz created plants to make the earth bright and colorful, and Busutz created animals to roam the earth and to have something inhabiting the earth. Ansutz, fearing the Sun would burn the plants and harm the animals, put the sun high up in the sky, so that it could still shine light and warmth down to earth. Busutz noticed his Animals still dying though, and did not know what to do, so Ansutz helped him out by making all of the plants bear delicious and bright fruits, vegetables, and grains. Satisfied with their creation, Ansutz and Busutz lay to rest for Decades. When they awoke, they noticed that all of Busutzís animals had died, and all of Ansutzís plants had shriveled up and died as well. Ansutz cried at this sight, and his tears became the rain that watered the earth and hydrated the animals. The 2 Gods recreated the earth, and recreated all of the animals and plants, who now had food and water to survive. Satisfied once again, Busutz went to rest, but Ansutz had a different idea in mind. Ansutz wanted someone to love, so he created Humans to roam the earth just as the animals did.

But then, Ansutz saw one of the most horrific things he had ever seen. The Humans he had just created did not wish to love or praise him, but instead started taking all of the fruits and vegetables, and slaughtered the animals. Ansutz wanted to stop them but all was too late. Ansutz tried his best to create the animals again, but did not know how to. All Ansutz could create were creatures that could become animals, but had similar appearances as a man. Thus, Ansutz created Apes, Monkeys, and Gorillas. Ansutz had worried, and feared that when Busutz awoke, he would attack Ansutz. Ansutz, being a weak fighter, worried about this and feared he would die, so he killed Busutz in his sleep. Busutzís body exploded and became the moon. Absurd pondered putting the moon in the sky, but feared that Cinsutz and Busutz would still fight, so Ansutz created night and put the moon there instead of the sky. Ansitz grew lonely, as the humans could not see him in his physical form. Ansutz lay to rest and became the stars in the night, and never awoke again.
NAME: Caleb Tiemann

MYTH: In the beginning there was Darkness and Hetapo. What was thought by Hetapo became as is so among the other planets were earth the small colorless chunk of rock he desired as a playpen. Among his first thoughts was the sun but this was too bright so he only let him shine half of the day. The next ďdayĒ as he was floating above the land he thought that all the world was too empty so he created animals, but they all died due to lack of food water shelter and air. So Hetapo sent a gigantic flood to whisk away all of the corpses and as the world was drying it was moldable so Hetapo created all the mountains, waterfalls, lakes, caves, and natural beautiful things of the world. Then he created the dome, a sort of lid to the earth it made all the sky turn blue and thus he flooded the entire world and waited 10 years for the world to go to where he wanted the he started time.

Time was a beautiful creature always having the worlds in her palms creating the streams of the fundamental named after herself just for fun. Wind was the second child created from Hetapo and him and time created death night day and all of the seasons the in a fit of rage time killed wind and let his spirit roam around the earth telling everyone to chillout as he passes by.before wind died time gave birth yet again and so life was created life was a timid creature but hardy and strong so the world was at peace later life was bored so he asked time to give him a mate and like her father didnít know what this meant so she took his biggest finger and from the created a female and from this conclusions genders were born.
NAME: Alex Ho

MYTH: In the beginning there was only fighting, creatures from unknown origins fought for control of the universe. Over time they wore themselves out and eventually the fight turned out to be a draw. Yet still, a winner was decided. A creature of intelligence didnít fight. He exclaimed, ďThose who fought, why do you fight? Was it because you were bored or wanted control? I shall give you a purpose of fighting!Ē The creature named himself Fate. Fate created a world in which was divided into 500 layers. All the creatures found themselves at the bottom most layer. They found themselves trapped with little space to settle and farm. Fate descended upon the creatures and explained that they would have to fight a certain monster in order to gain access to the 2nd layer of the world. Being that they needed the space the creatures started to settle a little. They set up the minimal to reforge their long worn weapons.

Soon after many days, they set out to find the monster that was hidden in the floor. They found themselves confronted by a dragon. They quickly dismembered it as they had bows. They shot out its wings and let the brutes dice the body up. The chunks soon became transformed into living creatures. The named it man. Man was a bit smaller and more agile than the creatures and they were intelligent enough for the creatures to teach them speech. They quickly gave them the materials to settle and forged weapons. Man was much better at forging and crafting than the creatures so they were able to fit in with the creatures. They returned to their temporary settlement to see a odd stone structure in the middle of the settlement. The stone was inscribed with the commands of teleport and (insert floor number here). The creatures were curious to see if it actually worked and they were teleported to the 2nd layer which was a serene plain with hills in the distance. It was ideal for farming and settlements and was much more vast than the first floor.

The creatures were ecstatic and wanted to see what rewards they would get for beating the 2nd layer creature. They set up a permanent settlement and named it Selmburg. The 2nd layer had a lot of water and mineral resources. They were able to mine ore and craft better weapons. They set out for the 2nd layer creature about a month later. The 2nd layer creature was a gigantic steel golem. It was slow and was incredibly resistant to weapons, but it was easily predictable and wasnít able to inflict much damage to the fighters. After long hours of fighting, they managed to beat it. They were given a scroll with the concept of fire and armour. The greediness of the creatures overcame them. Soon they were able to clear floors extremely fast, but Fate had other plans.

After a century of fighting, creature and man reached the 400th layer, but what awaited them was an instant creature fight. A skull reaper of massive proportions with razor sharp scythes, legs, and tails. It immediately attacked and slain most of the creatures. Man was able to defeat the reaper but not without many casualties. Only 10 creature fighters remained from the 300 they had. Knowing that they were going to die soon, the creatures gave man a heart, a mind, and their knowledge. Man respected their gifts as they watch the creatures fade away from giving them their gifts. Man, with a refined purpose, forged bonesteel weapons from the reapers remains. Bonesteel was much sharper and durable than the weapons they had. Using their gifts from the creature and reaper, they began clearing layers again. Their progress was much slower than due to layer creatures being much more powerful. Man struggled through the hardships of the layers, but eventually got to the 500th layer. Fate descended from above and congratulated them for their achievement. Fate then collapsed the 500 layer world and formed a spherical world named Earth. He set man to live on Earth and eventually formed into our society today.
NAME: Jocelyn Liu

MYTH: Long ago, there lived two large trees that grew in the heavens. On one tree grew seven flowers, while twelve flowers grew on the other. In order to fill the universe with life and light, the flowers made a sacrifice to make the stars and planets.

The seven flowers on the same tree each dropped a petal, and the seven petals joined together to create the sun. Then the remaining twelve flowers each dropped a petal, except for three. The nine petals turned into the nine planets in the solar system. The remaining three flowers fell from the tree and landed on Earth. One flower created the trees, flowers, and plants. Another created the all of the animals and wildlife. The last flower created the first humans.

The sun, after seeing how lush and beautiful the Earth was, longed to go nearer to Earth, for it loved to watch the animals and humans and admire all of the greenery. However, when the sun came too close, the plants shriveled and browned, and everything was beginning to die of dehydration. Seeing this, the sun became so sad that it started to cry. When the sun cried, its tears fell on Earth as rain and filled the oceans, lakes, and rivers with water. Once Earth was filled with water, the plants and animals, as well as humans, began to thrive again.

Even though the sun couldnít come very close to the earth, it kept the earth close by, making it orbit around itself, so that the sun could always watch over Earth. As time passed by, the sun saw that one half of Earth was always shrouded in darkness. Therefore, the sun gave Earth the moon, so that humans would have some light once nighttime came.
 
 
 
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