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Nada was the queen of the city where man began.


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According to an African myth passed down orally from generation to generation, Nada was the queen of the city where man began. Dream of the the Endless took her, a mortal, as his lover, even though it was forbidden for one of his kind to do so. The myth relates that, when the sun saw what they had done, it melted Nada's city of glass with a great fireball. Seeing what their relationship had caused, but at a loss for a way to end it, Nada committed suicide.

Dream, infuriated by what he saw as her rejection of him, condemned her to Hell, and showed no remorse about doing so, until Death, centuries later, chastised him for it.

Compelled to make amends, Dream freed her from Hell. He apologized to her, and though he again offers himself, she chooses not to stay with him. He tells her that she will always be welcome in the Dreaming in any form that she chooses, and has her reincarnated as an infant on Earth.

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