Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Now I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say, as with a voice of thunder, "Come!" And I saw, and behold, a white horse, and its rider had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer. When he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, "Come!" And out came another horse, bright red; its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that men should slay one another; and he was given a great sword. When he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, "Come!" And I saw, and behold, a black horse, and its rider had a balance in his hand; and I heard what seemed to be a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; but do not harm oil and wine!" When he opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, "Come!" And I saw, and behold, a pale horse, and its rider's name was Death, and Hades followed him.
I just watched Serenity, a movie well worth watching. What was striking to me about it was how well the Alliance (the bad guys) mirrors the Roman Empire, especially in its essential aspects as revealed to St. John.


Blogger Simply Victoria said...

we lovedlovedloved serenity.
and the series.

just out of curiosity, are you a fan of the series?
usually the only people who enjoy the movie are the cult-fan followers of "firefly"

May 18, 2006 6:25 PM  

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