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RAPTURE - PrologueRAPTURERAPTURE - Prologue by Altitron
Shriever Airforce Base
Colorado Springs, CO
November 11th, 2015
"I remember the moment He returned.
"I rolled out of bed at 5 something in the morning to see to our 1 year old protesting in the bedroom adjacent to ours. Barely awake myself, I picked him up out of his crib, sat down on the pull-out couch/futon thing we kept in the room, talked to him, tried to put him back at ease.
"That's when the room lit up, like it was a June afternoon for all of a minute. I had to turn away from the window, it was so bright. For some morbid reason, I recall thinking of Hiroshima.
"When the light finally faded, the kid and I went to the window to see if I could find anything that might explain such a rude interlude to my routinely bleak morning regiment - maybe a chopper running an early training sortie. A stretch, yeah, but plausible.
"Suffice to say, no luck. A comfortably bland morning briefly punctuated by an unexplained flash of light. I had almo