The Earth 's Natural Early Warning System Essay

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The Earth’s Natural Early Warning system: Earthquake light
No one has ever seen him. Not really. They only ever perceived his aura, his mystical cloak that shimmers a whitish blue gleam, in the stint before his arrival, before his mighty steps tear the ground open. No one has ever heard him. Who can hear him over the yells of terrified people? He doesn’t even have a name. For who can name something so powerful and yet so elusive. I call him ‘Earthshaker’. Some have repudiated his existence, others have tried to elucidate his arrival as the culmination of severe tectonic activity. Can you blame them? For who can believe that such a being exists?
Nevertheless no one can forget him, because every time Earthshaker visits he leaves behind a dreadful trail of destruction so devastatingly deadly that it is impossible to comprehend what happened until the dust has settled. Earthshaker has no morals, no sense of right from wrong. He merely comes to walk the Earth occasionally, like a little boy running over an ant hill. Merely his ant hills are large structures, we call cities.
No one exactly knows the first time Earthshaker visited, for his existence cannot be measured by those would only live for a mere fraction of his lifetime. However for hundreds of years Earthshaker existence has been whispered from all over the world. Some say he has always existed, that he is as old as Earth itself and that he is the son of Mother Earth. I don’t know, but what I do know is that he is no…

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