Darkest Before

“Persevere, or die in darkness. The choice is yours.” —Emissary of the Nine

Definition/Summary:

“Darkest Before the dawn” saying

  • The saying is, “It’s always darkest before the dawn,” meaning that the situation seems bleakest just before the solution is found
  • Proverb that’s been used repeatedly and changed over time
  • Unknown Origin, first recorded usage was by religious historian Thomas Fuller

Expanded info:

It is not true that it is darkest before the dawn. Scientifically, it is darkest at midnight

It is darkest at the time which is the midpoint from dusk (sundown) to dawn (sunrise) at which the sun is on the opposite side of the earth, from the point at which the night is observed

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