Epiphany (Jonathon Earl Bowser)
As a mortal, I was named Chris Alain Ralston. My story really ought to start there.
My father liked the name Christopher; my mother liked the name Alain. She liked the variant Scottish spelling, but she always pronounced it like “Alan” in English. I was named after the author of a famous series of children’s books and his son: Alan Alexander Milne and Christopher Robin Milne. True to form, A.A.’s fictional character Christopher Robin was my childhood hero. But in everyday life, my parents and all my friends always called me Chris Alain.
I have been called many other names in many other Realms: Kit Foxfire, Jack Saxon, Jack Shepherd, Jean Chevalier, and Stephen Martyr, among others. The best-known of these included a name and a title: Alain Harper the Undying Singer.
But in the Real World, when Jesus Christ returned to Earth and we saints…