PONTAGAR: Is that really what the power should be used for, Father?
ARROGOND: We gave the world order. And here’s another of the half-truths Ipola peddles: When the Moon Tribe and their Goddess rebelled, and God withdrew from the world, all the nations that depended on Eroghen, all those that had been loyal – willing and loyal – were left in chaos. A thousand years of sheer lawlessness. Of tribe against tribe, of warlords owing allegiance to no one and nothing. All the bloodshed of that time, all the rapine and slaughter. Does the Moon Queen or her goddess want you to think about that? Of what leaving a people without their God, of leaving the slaves without owners, of leaving them rudderless, with no purpose but descending into their own basest nature? Why else would they have become what they are now? I tell you all the dead in the last war and in this one are laid squarely at the feet of the Moon Tribe!