The Book of Nod
Actual text.

Preface, by Aristotle de Laurent.

The First Times

The Coming of Lilith

The Temptation of Caine

Zillah's Tale

Tale of the First City

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Worry creased Lilith's brow.
"I do not know what the
Awakening will do for you,
for you are truly Cursed by
your Father.
You could die.
You could be forever changed."

Caine said, "Even so, a life without
will not be worth living.
I would die without your gifts.
I will not live as your Thrall."

Lilith loved me, and I knew this.
Lilith would do what I asked,
though she did not wish it.

And so, Lilith, bright-eyed Lilith,
Awakened me.
She cut herself with a knife
bled for me into a bowl.
I drank deep. It was sweet.

And then I fell into the Abyss.
I fell forever, falling
into the deepest darkness.