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By David Drake

The 1st drawback of Empire starts off with the loss of life of the Emperor, leaving a baby as his successor. Will the leaders of the empire rally in the back of the child-Emperor? in the event that they don't, interstellar civilization will once more dissolve into civil conflict and slide into one other lengthy evening of barbarism.

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62 William Bramley ... 4 The records of ancient Egypt have given us many clues as to who might have had use for a permanent marking system to navigate various planets of our solar system: the Custodial society. The first pyramid of Egypt was designed by Imhotep, Prime Minister to Egyptian king Zoser-Neterkhet. Imhotep was said to be the son of Egypt's most important Custodial "god" during his day: Ptah. "5 The Great Pyramid at Gizeh, which was built several generations later during the "Age of the Pyramids," was constructed according to the methods established by Imhotep.

The more obedient Hebrews were therefore elected by Jehovah to wipe out the natives and replace them. THE GODS OF EDEN 81 There is some debate today about whether the Hebrew assimilation into Canaan was as genocidal as portrayed in the Bible. Modern archaeological digs into some of the battle sites named in the Bible (such as Hazor, Lachish and Debir) have revealed evidence of violent destruction during the time of Joshua. Other sites have yielded less conclusive evidence. Many people understandably prefer to play down the Biblical bloodshed as much as possible.

To establish the Hebrews in their new homeland, Jehovah ordered the Hebrew armies to embark on a campaign of genocide to depopulate all of the region's existing cities and towns. Under the new leadership of a man named Joshua, the first city to fall in Jehovah's seven-year holocaust * This passage raises the question of when the Jewish exodus from Egypt had occurred. If Moses was a High Priest of the Brotherhood under Akhnaton, as Manetho states, but did not lead the exodus until the reign of Rameses II, as many historians believe, then Moses must have been an extremely old man at the time of the exodus.

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