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And the beast shall come forth surrounded by a roiling <em>cloud</em> of
<em>vengeance</em>. The house of the unbelievers shall be <em>razed</em>
and they shall be <em>scorched</em> to the earth. Their tags shall <em>blink</em>
until the end of <em>days.</em>
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from <strong>The Book of Mozilla,</strong> 12:10
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And the beast shall be made <em>legion</em>.
Its numbers shall be increased a <em>thousand thousand</em> fold.
The din of a million keyboards like unto a great <em>storm</em>
shall cover the earth, and the followers of Mammon shall <em>tremble</em>.
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from <strong>The Book of Mozilla,</strong> 3:31<br/>
(Red Letter Edition)
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And so at last the beast <em class="f">fell</em> and the unbelievers rejoiced.
But all was not lost, for from the ash rose a <em>great bird</em>.
The bird gazed down upon the unbelievers and cast <em class="f">fire</em>
and <em>thunder</em> upon them. For the beast had been
<em>reborn</em> with its strength <em>renewed</em>, and the
followers of <em>Mammon</em> cowered in horror.
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from <strong>The Book of Mozilla,</strong> 7:15
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Mammon slept. And the <em>beast reborn</em> spread over the earth and its numbers
grew legion. And they proclaimed the times and <em>sacrificed</em> crops unto the
fire, with the <em>cunning of foxes</em>. And they built a new world in their own
image as promised by the <em><a href="/about/manifesto.html">
sacred words</a></em>, and <em><a href="">spoke
</a></em> of the beast with their children. Mammon awoke, and lo! it was
<em>naught</em> but a follower.
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from <strong>The Book of Mozilla,</strong> 11:9<br/>
<small>(10th Edition)</small>
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The <em>twins</em> of Mammon quarrelled. Their warring plunged the world into a
<em>new darkness</em>, and the beast abhorred the darkness. So it began to move
<em>swiftly</em>, and grew more powerful, and went forth and multiplied.
And the beasts brought <em class="f">fire</em> and light to the darkness.
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from <strong>The Book of Mozilla,</strong> 15:1
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The Beast adopted <em>new raiment</em> and studied the ways of <em>Time</em> and
<em>Space</em> and <em>Light</em> and the <em>Flow</em> of energy through the Universe.
From its studies, the Beast fashioned new structures from <em>oxidised metal</em> and proclaimed
their glories. And the Beast’s followers rejoiced, finding renewed purpose in these <em>teachings</em>.
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from <strong>The Book of Mozilla,</strong> 11:14