An on-going sci-fi/fantasy adventure developed by Adam Zivojnovich that begins 10,000 years after Adam Sapphire's The Fall of Earth. ---Blood of the Ascended: Chapter 1--- Naberius hadn't bothered to open his eyes. It had been a long, dreamless sleep. He wanted nothing more than to drift back into that infinite darkness, that peaceful slumber. His bare chest rose and fell slowly as he laid there on his back Naberius rolled over onto his side, the cold stone felt good against his cheek.