"In brightest day, in blackest night. No evil will escape my sight. For those who worship evil's might, beware my power- Green Lantern's Light!"

The Green Lantern Oath

"Mayday, mayday! It's about to hit! Shit, it's about to hit..." The pilot screamed as a firey object from the sky blasted into his F-22 Raptor. They fell to the ground, shooting into the empty desert. Arid wind curled around the wreckage, a large crater present. The pilot dragged himself out of the wreckage, his clothing scorched and torn. He let out a groan of pain, his thoughts whirling. "How am I alive," he whispered. He held his head, as he felt a strange voice beginning to speak. "Hal Jordan. Do not be afraid. You have been chosen to wield a great power, a power that I have deemed you worthy to use. Come to me. Come to me Hal Jordan, and I shall grant you the power of the Green Lanerns."

Hal crawled towards the source of the voice, his body wracked with pain. As he neared the center of the crater, a green light began to burn from it. He crawled closer and closer, until at last, he felt the source of the voice. A small green ring lay at the center of the crater. "Take it Hal Jordan," the voice said. Hal felt his hand reach out and grasp the ring. Slowly, he slipped it onto his ring finger. "Now, the time has come for you to become a true Green Lantern. Repeat these words, and you shall be the bearer of a power your race has never seen. You will be the first of your kind to join us," the voice continued.

Hal listened as the voice chanted to him. He opened his mouth and began to speak. "In brightest day, in blackest night. No evil will escape my sight. For those who worship evil's might, beware my power- Green Lantern's Light!" Then, he began to scream, as a green burst of light enveloped him. A great power flowed through him, melding with his body. A green suit began to wrap around his body, a symbol emblazoning itself on his chest. The light began to fade, and so too did Hal's consciousness…