Business for the Emperor. I don’t think he ever saw the Imperial City as people and lights—to him it was just power and opportunities.
The kings of the earth shall be kings forever!
The strong ones shall rule and the weak shall never.
From the sign of the ram does the Emperor look on,
I raise up the cup and adore Babalon!
— In Nomine Babalon: 156 Adorations to the Scarlet Goddess
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