Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution

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Part 4

The Longest Night Ever

(For the King)

It was a mystery that could not be solved. “How could I have allowed myself to be duped like this?” the king muttered to himself.  He threw another scroll aside and one of the servants sighed as it fell on the floor where the hundred or so legal scrolls were scattered.

This scenario is one that I imagined may have happened to Darius, King of Babylon as he pondered what to do about the situation that he had found himself in.  After he spent a whole day trying to figure out how to get Daniel out of the predicament that he had put him in, he gave up because there was nothing humanly possible that could be done about it.

After a while, he could no longer delay the judgement and of course, the ones who…

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