Within the Occult Underground, there are three accounts of how the world will end. One is that man will destroy himself in an orgy of violence, leaving the world a cinder hanging in the void. Another is that the Great Old Ones will rise to sweep man from the earth. The last is that the last human ascends to the Invisible Clergy and start a chain reaction that remakes the world.
Lately there is a fourth, oft-mocked, oft-feared prediction: that the end of the world will happen when the circle of girls who defeated the King in Yellow decide they're bored and go forth and stomp all existence to become un-bored.
There's no telling, of course; the end of the world is so massive, so impossible to predict, that speculation is merely a game of the mind. But those who are prone to knowing such things have placed substantial bets on the fourth, if only to cover their bases.
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It was a moment that should have been immortalized in painting, photograph