• Libby

Cults & Cultists

Updated: Jun 17, 2021

In the derelict catacombs beneath the bustling city, a group of the city’s most elite meets. They are unidentifiable because each wears a velvet robe with a hood that descends over their faces. A hunched figure stands at the front. He sits atop the largest tomb openly disrespecting the dead that sleep there.


He addresses his congregation with a nasally voice.

“You have been summoned here to discuss our current progress. There has not been enough violence to even consider you a part of this holy group. People in the streets outright defy the laws we have set forth. Even as you sit there, voices speak to me and those voices want blood of the non-believers. You are to get rid of any monuments to the false gods that you come across. You will identify yourself to your fellow congregation by wearing a lily in your hair or on your lapel. If you do not follow these orders, woe be to you. We are here to end all who refuse to see that I alone am god.”


The crypts are dark but as the old man speaks, the cowl comes away from his face and it is a hideous sight. His eyes are white and roam the room. He is wrinkled and haggard. After many years he has convinced the elite that the only way to bring a true peace to the city is by culling the nonbelievers and by killing any who stand in their way.


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