Guardian Core Chronicles the Great Divide
The Great Divide
Prologue by Matt
Etan was about to be promoted and given his first real command. Will our hero get a chance to relax for awhile?
Not a chance. Etan will have to help four dying races, deal with another war, and a mysterious new enemy. If that
wasn't bad enough how: how about Etan being best man at Reapers wedding? Yeah, I thought that would get your
interest. Read on and see if we can fix the great Divide.
Older and wiser but not perfect
Etan's vie w
He can be aggravating at times, but Reaper threw me a huge 200th birthday party. This time he didn't shot me in
the back with a dart but he drugged me when I slept. I woke up trapped in a small box. I could see outside the box
through a peep hole but I couldn't change form, teleport out or even move. I asked Matt for help but he couldn't
do anything either. I knew I was either already in trouble or I was about to be. I was in a coffin being carried to a
meeting hall at a funeral home. I had been so busy the last few weeks with diplomatic conferences that I had
actually forgotten that it was my birthday. I learned later that Selar had given Reaper something to paralyze me
temporarily. But I didn't know that right then and there. All I knew was I was confined and paralyzed lying in a
coffin. I was forced to watch the whole ceremony.
After some thought I figured either I had been attacked by some dark Guardian while I slept, and they had made it
look like I had died, or else this was a surprise birthday party. Selar probably wouldn't have made such a mistake
on someone faking my death, so I didn't freak out. But they made me sit through the whole ceremony. Several
people got up and said nice things about me. The kind of things said at a real funeral. If this had been real I would
have been touched. Even Reaper got up and shed a few fake tears for show. While this was going on I decided to
plan my own surprise for him. Iâ€Ÿd give him something to cry about.
They even went so far as to take the coffin to the grave site and burry it. When the whole thing was over,
suddenly I felt my powers come back. When I got out I decided to do a little mischief of my own. I came out of
the coffin and quickly formed into storm cloud. I got to rain on everyone before Celestial and Vortex teamed up
against me to stop my drenching. After that I solidified and joined the festivities. The party lasted all day and the
night. Different people came and went throughout that time. But I was expected to meet and greet them all.
At the same time I was getting my birthday party Selar had decided to promote me. Sixty three years ago I had
been promoted to corporal. Now I was going to be a sergeant. I had hoped to avoid a command, but this was not
to be. I was perfectly fine with just continuing to be a silver Guardian, going about business, but Selar said he
wouldn't let me waste my real potential. I couldn't complain too much though, ever since the end of the war, I
had, had it easy. It was the day after my birthday and promotion that I was to get the real shock. I still had a room
on Selar's place ship, to stay in when I wasn't on a mission. I had just woke n up and was getting ready for the day
when the whole ship began to shake. But it wasn't just us; the whole planet had been shaken too. Then I found out
every planet in the galaxy had been experienced the same event at the same time. What was going on?