"There must be a Black God," Dusty mulled, only vaguely aware of the Others, the Watchers that favored humanity's demise.
The best she could hope for was eternity on this table, alone, knowing what she'd done to humanity's defender.
From this period came some of humanity's greatest masterpieces, including St. Peter's Basilica, Da Vinci's Last Supper, Michelangelo's Pieta, and hundreds of other instantly recognizable artistic treasures.
The chapter on civilization describes humanity's progress through the years and the importance of it.
Only the expression of the will of the Deity, not dependent on time, can relate to a whole series of events occurring over a period of years or centuries, and only the Deity, independent of everything, can by His sole will determine the direction of humanity's movement; but man acts in time and himself takes part in what occurs.