So vividly do these names bring up images that it seems impossible these creatures never existed, that they are but a figment of someone’s imagination.
Are they? Why would the Ancient Egyptians build a colossal statue to a beast who never existed?
But if these beings did once live, where are their archaeological remains? Since we haven’t found any, these beasts must be figments of someone’s imagination. And around and around these arguments go.
Stop. Let’s assume these creatures existed. Where could they have come from? Ancient astronaut believers might answer they were from another planet. But the myths themselves argue against that explanation. No myths mention creatures by themselves coming from flying or fiery crafts.
Back in 1957 a scientist by the name of Hugh Everett came up with the many-world idea. Yep, this is the one that says all possible alternative histories and futures are real, each representing an actual "world" or "universe." So these creatures might have existed on those worlds.
But, you say, just because they existed in another world doesn't mean we’d know about them.
But we haven’t interacted with these creatures, you argue.
Have you heard of the scientists’ idea of a wormhole, the tube that can connect two parts of the universe? Well, there’s a theory of “traversable wormholes.” So sometime in the past, these creatures might have interacted with us. And because of entanglement, we are still writing about them.
And maybe, on their worlds, they are writing about the strange creatures who stood upright on two legs and built buildings.
Wolgast Castle (Book One of the Sidonia The Sorceress Series)
by Linda Bell Brighton
Forced to attend Princess Maria regent's celebration at Wolgast Castle, 1560 Germany, Sidonia von Bork, fears her magical abilities will be discovered and she'll be burned alive as a witch. When she discovers she is actually a member of an ancient shape-shifting race and the prophesied Golden One, she must face her destiny: to save the multiverse from the daemons determined to destroy all humans, and stay alive in the process.
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