"We destroyed all the records predating the Schism, but I thought you might want to know something about her," the Watcher offered.
"She's an exceptionally powerful healer, the kind that haven't been seen since before the Schism," the Watcher explained.
He'd been a kid when Damian found him and a human when the Schism occurred.
Damian granted him his god-powers after the Schism, whereas Jule was expelled from the divine world for crimes he'd never discussed.
He'd trade all the powers Damian granted him after the Schism for his sister's life.
What he remembered of the Watchers came from the Schism, when they'd openly hunted and killed Naturals—humans with extraordinary gifts—that they felt were threats to them.
The two types of beings had last brought their war to the mortal realm during the time of the Schism, when they'd almost destroyed the universe.
He hadn't seen a Healer since before the Schism and offered his hand to Bianca.
Jule had chosen to stay with Cassandra instead of returning to the immortal realm when the Schism occurred.
You chose a human and serving the White God over the immortal realm at the Schism, despite the need for your power by your fellow immortals.
Jule was quiet, trying hard to remember something from before the Schism besides brief glimpses of Darian and Damian.
I can't remember the time before the Schism, except for you and Darian, and my magic is but a fraction of what it once was.
Most of what I know comes from what I've relearned after the Schism, Jule answered.
He was restricted to the physical world by the Schism despite his god-powers.
This was an Oracle the world hadn't seen since before the Schism, the type of Oracle that belonged at her king's side.
His heart skipped a beat as he realized that the last great Oracle, his mother, appeared just before the Schism, when the Watchers went to war and the universe was almost destroyed.
He couldn't flush away the dark memories from his time after the Schism when he'd been enslaved by humans intent on using his god-powers, but he could protect her from a similar fate.
As he spoke, memories streamed through his mind, memories of the universe before the Schism and afterwards, when he and a few others were cast alone onto earth.
"Were there many Oracles before the Schism?" she asked.
He was accompanied by Dustin and two other men, one she knew as Sasha, a man who'd struck her with his devotedness to his family, and Levi, a man who'd been present in many of his pre-Schism memories.
That was right after I met them, before the Schism and being paroled to earth.
He'd been enslaved the day of the Schism, and Damian would never speak of what happened to their home.
With the memories of a better time drifting through his mind were memories of a war brewing between Others and Watchers that ultimately ended in the Schism, the severing of the mortal and immortal worlds.
It's forbidden to do so, has been since the Schism, the Other said.
He began to understand her reluctance to be involved with him and how thick the walls around her heart were, if she spent the years since the Schism learning how to shut people and emotion out.
It was so before the Schism, when the White God took an Oracle as his bride and was himself betrayed.
Then the first wave of the Schism hit.
Her only regret: the Schism kept her from becoming the rightful queen of the immortal world.
She'd never even seen Damian prior to the Schism, when the Guardians exiled to the mortal world were a small band struggling to stay alive.
Their truce was formed pre-Schism; they had no choice but to be friendly to one another.
I guess that's the punishment for our roles in the Schism – being pushed aside and forced to watch, Eden said, referring to the war that severed the two realms completely from one another.
He hadn't felt this alive since long before the Schism, when a certain Original Human bound his magic.
His gaze darkened, and Xander knew his long-time ally was thinking of their shared history from the time before the Schism that split the mortal and immortal worlds apart.
Chicheley and the other envoys were received on their return as saviours of the world; though the result was summed up by a contemporary as trischism instead of schism, and the Church as giving three husbands instead of two.
That Leo did not do more to check the tendency toward heresy and schism in Germany and Scandinavia is to be partially explained by the political complications of the time, and by his own preoccupation with schemes of papal and Medicean aggrandizement in Italy.
This doctrine, rather political than theological, was a survival of the errors which had come into being after the Great Schism, and especially at the council of Constance; its object was to put the Church above its head, as the council of Constance had put the ecumenical council above the pope, as though the council could be ecumenical without its head.
Already at the council of Constance attempts had been made to reduce the excessive papal reservations and taxes in the matter of benefices, privileges which had been established under the Avignon popes and during the Great Schism; for example, Martin V.
Lasting of the seventy years, and joining on to the sixty years of ?P~cYtO the Great Schism, this enfeeblement of the papal Vig 0
Against all "tonsured" persons, supra); (d) Offences in regard to holy places - " brawling " and such like; (e) Heresy, schism, apostasy, witchcraft.
For a comprehensive use of the term "ecclesiastical writers" he has the authority of Jerome, who enumerates among them 4 such heresiarchs or leaders of schism as Tatian, Bardaisan, Novatus, Donatus, Photinus and Eunomius.
Negotiations for the healing of the Great Schism were without result.