This was the first of the great tomes to be set down by the mighty Seraph, Metatron. It details the history of the children of fire, focusing primarily on the war in heaven where Sammael and a third of the heavenly host fell. In vivid and lamenting tones, Metatron describes each battle of this war and how the sons of light drove the sons of darkness from the upper heavens. It also chronicles the individual angels whose contributions to these efforts were remarkable indeed, recounting their glorious acts of bravery.
I tell the truth, dearest brethren, it was Raphael alone who cried over the wounds of every Seraph and Angel alike. His tears alone healed the grievous injuries of the sons of light and allowed us to go on fighting.