Only the OutsiderIf you have lived for as long as I have, you would know why I do not show myself to just anyone. I do not pretend to care what the mortals think I am. They have called me a god and they have called me a demon. They say I am good one century and then evil the next. Right now it is socially acceptable to call me an evil spirit. Decades ago I had temples, cities devoted to me. Ah, how times change.More Like This
I have influenced the rise empires and I have seen their crumble. I have dealt out blessings and curses. I have told a man I am his sworn servant, and given another the means for his demise. I am the shadow on the edge of a flickering candle, waiting to see when or if it will go out.
I have found men are weak. They are so easily influenced, one way or another and are so simple minded. However, every now and then, I will find a rare individual that will do not what I want, but what they want.
This tells me I am no god. Those who follow me assume I want only what I tell t