I, Teohura UmíAtlactl, the last survivor dispersed from the Holy City of Atlílactl at its destruction make this Testimony. These are the events as witnessed by me when the Holy City fell and the lattice died. I do solemnly swear before Oiíanta, the Goddess who Abides in the Temple of Truth, that this is a true and faithful account.
Dignitary & Matrix Master
Hall of Records
Excerpts from Teohi's Testimony
Teohi Testimony 1
The Testimony of Teohura UmíAtlactl
I, Teohura UmíAtlactl, Matrix Adept and Dignitary in the Hall of Records do hereby testify to the truth of the testimony I am about to give.
I knew. We all knew. The End Time was recorded in the teoraímajiz, the movement of the constellations, and in the uneasy motion of the earth.
For more than 100 decades, members of the Royal House of Atlílactl discussed the End Times of the Empire. Yet year after year we did nothing to prepare for the survival of the Atlílactoi and the Empire.
Some did nothing because they chose not to believe. Others did nothing because they chose to forget. Most did nothing because they were soothed by the illusion that the lattice was invincible. They believed that as long as Matrix Workers sat at circle, the lattice would hold, and all living beings beneath the lattice would be safe.
Elders with power, our Eloitl, knew the time of its coming. Yet they too chose to do nothing. They argued that there could be no race of míntiza without the Matrix. That should the lattice fall, the purity of the Atlílactoi bloodline would be irremediably diluted, and the race of the míntiza would become corrupted unto extinction. They pointed to the uncontrollable debauchery of the hultíra, those who live in the Settlements under the sun, to support their position that it would be better to let Atlílactl fall than have the Empire dissolve into chaos and lawless depravity.
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