Epilogue: Full Circle
"And so they are back together, their misery is over..." said she.
"...the long wait has ended, and life resumes its flow," said her companion.
God looked upon His son and daughter as they stood before Him hand in hand, and spoke, "Yes, My dear children. What was, is, and what is, will be. From the Beginning, their love was preordained. In the fullness of Time, it came to bloom, was quickly snatched away, yet never, never did it die. For two thousand five hundred years was it tortured, and it has emerged from the ordeal, made stronger and more lasting than aught else I have ever created. It will endure, through the endless passages of Time, until the End, and beyond, when the world will have been broken apart, and made anew. They, its beating heart, are eternal."
A silence, filled with thoughts too deep for words. Then, "Father?"
"Yes, My daughter?"
"I have felt... What of his wings, Father? What of Aziraphale's wings?"
He smiled. "I say again, My child, what was, is, and what is, will