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Overview

In all creation myths a form of Primordial Chaos existed in a time before time, where the world had not yet been made. All that existed was simply Chaos, and from here the primordial entities would form, and shape the world as they saw fit.

History

Throughout the Marvel Pantheons various names have been given for chaos.

Out of the void Demiurge arose creating the Elder Gods. Apart from Gaea, the rest descended into degeneracy, becoming life-destroying demons. To stop them, Gaea meditated, and mated with the Demiurge, conceiving within her a force to fight them, Atum.[5]

Variations

To the Asgardians, the Ginnungagap or Yawning Void was the place where the two primordial forces of fire, which was born in Muspelheim, and ice, which first emerged in Niffleheim, first came together to create life as it is.[6]

To the Amatsu-Kami, the "primordial chaos" was a dark, cold place of nothingness. It was home to an ancient force of nature known as Amatsu-Mikaboshi existed and reigned alone. "Gaea" began to populate Earth with living creatures, this enraged Mikaboshi. His attempted to topple the fledgling Amatsu-Kami pantheon were foiled, and Mikaboshi was forced to descend to the netherworld of Yomi, where he remained for centuries.[7]

To the Xian, Yuanshi Tianzun, the Primeval Lord of Heaven, emerged from "Wuji," the primordial nothingness, as a result of the merging of the pure breaths of the Earth Mother Gaea ("Yin") and the Demiurge ("Yang").[3]

The Ennead were born from the chaos-sea Nun. Nun as both a god and as the Primordial Chaos continues to exist alongside the cosmos, which must be continually maintained to prevent it collapsing back into chaos. [5]

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