Inktober Day Twenty Five, Aten Picture

Day Twenty Five is proud to present The Aten Show, with our very special host, Aten!

In Egyptian Mythology, Aten was merely a sun disk, originally an aspect of Ra, with no origin story or family to speak of. However, when Akhenaten took the throne, he went out of his way to make the worship of Aten, and Aten alone, the one religion of Egypt--which ended once the Armarna Dynasty ended, and with quite the backlash.

In the sci-fi reimagining, Aten is a fictional character, a mascot in the same vein as Mickey Mouse, with a popular show to boot. But when chaos strikes, it doesn't take much for a zealous cult to gather around this seemingly cheerful character, with some help from a scheming mastermind.
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