Book 11 of “Paradise Lost” by John Milton describes the war between the forces of good and evil in Heaven. Here is a brief summary of the book: Paradise Lost Book 11 by John Milton summary
The book begins with Michael, an archangel, showing Adam a vision of the future. The vision includes the story of the Flood, the life of Jesus, and the final battle between good and evil.
Michael then describes the war in Heaven between God’s angels and Satan’s followers. The two sides are evenly matched, but the good angels are ultimately victorious, and Satan and his followers are cast out of Heaven and into Hell.
Satan and his followers are described as being trapped in a lake of fire and brimstone, where they suffer eternal torment. Satan is filled with rage and despair, and he resolves to continue his rebellion against God and to seek revenge on humanity.
The book ends with Michael warning Adam of the dangers of pride and disobedience and urging him to remain faithful to God. Michael then leads Adam and Eve out of the vision and back to their earthly lives.
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