‘The Brightest One’ By Richard Cho

The story is about an angel who takes pity on human suffering during the primeval times. The angel descends from Heaven to help by finding a way to hold on to their memories a bit longer: By inventing written words (symbols). It can be subversively read as a story of Lucifer viewed from a different perspective and/or as a story of the very first librarian of the universe. It questions the unwarranted and coarse judgment upon what we have labeled “evil” from time immemorial.

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