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|The Temptation of Caine|
And from the Darkness came a bright and shining light fire in the night. And the archangel Michael revealed himself to me. I was unafraid. I asked his business. Michael. General of Heaven, weilder of the holy Flame, said unto me, 'Son of Adam. Son of Eve, thy crime is great, and yet the mercy of my Father is also great. Will you not repent the evil that you have done, and let his mercy wash you clean?" And I said to Michael, "Not by [the One Above]'s grace, but mine own will I live, in pride." Michael cursed me, saying "Then, for as long as you walk this earth, you and your children will fear my living flame, and it will bite deep and savor your flesh."