Descending twilight saw the Master sitting on the floor facing East in a distinctly prayerful posture, calling the Earth to witness. By the time the sun had set and Venus rose like a diamond on its band of gold, each cardinal direction and each of the elements had been called upon in turn.
Flame, Air, Water, Earth, Reflection; Starlight is the love inflection.
Looking up at the sky, the Master saw how the quintessential force was thrown into relief by the glowing pharos of Mars, silently beckoning his paramour as he bequeathed to her the dark and endless night.
The god of war was preparing his surrender at the temple of beauty, but he also had a message for the Master and this was the key to understanding other things:
Here in orbit turn the star-lings – planets binding, suns inclining – in such ways that whole dimensions fold inside the vaults of Heaven.
Mars was in perfect conjunction with Venus and the half moon, signaling the return of The Lovers to Earth.
Not only this, but the equinoxes were on the verge of their precession; together they gave rise to the most potent cosmic conditions that had been witnessed from Earth since the Star of the Magi heralded the turning point of history.
That the cosmic design might remain undefined was inconceivable, but how, precisely, it manifest was a mystery beyond even this:
“Meek”, He said, “the World is Thine,
This the reason: Just, Divine.
Bless these words, inform the start.
Energy, Created Art.”