(This transcription of The True Account of the Creation as Revealed
to the First Ones has been extensively condensed to suit the reading
habits of the Suchinai. Parentheses indicate a Draegaani word difficult
to render into western syntax. Approximations are described.)
"In the beginning, there was only the Void. The Void was (an
absence beyond nothingness), and it was eternal. Then, from (beyond/through)
the Void came, the Primal Being, Ololom, and (his / her / its) advent
sundered the universe into two realms, Being and Unbeing..."
"With the Sundering, Ololom made also nine cosmic winds..."
"These winds were of the will of Ololom so that the Being and
Unbeing might take on new forms and (progress towards completion)