Disclaimers: I do not own The Bible, The Epic of Gilgamesh, and "Aladdin". The Bible belongs to God. The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem written by an unknown author. And so, this epic poem belongs to them. "Aladdin" belongs to Disney. All other canon material belongs to their respected owners. All original material—original characters, original locations, etc.—belongs to me, the authoress of this fanfiction story.

Summary: The Mirror Universe: a place where everything is in reverse. For Aladdin, Jafar, and Gilgamesh, entering the Mirror Universe means facing their light and dark halves. For Aladdin and Gilgamesh, they face their dark halves. For Jafar he faces his light half. Can they manage to stay in the Mirror Universe? Will they ever find their way home? Their journey is about to end, for now.

Inspiration for Fanfic: One Thousand and One Nights. The Epic of Gilgamesh.

Inspiration Theme Music for Fanfic: Disney's "Aladdin"—animated and live-action—, "The Return of Jafar", "Aladdin and the King of Thieves", and "Aladdin on Broadway" soundtracks.

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Welcome to the third and final part of my Beginning trilogy, part of my Prelude Series and my Long Series. :)

Well, we've come to another end to a fanfiction trilogy. True, this is not the end of the Prelude Series, but we made it! :) Yay! :D

It took some time to get here, but here we are and ready to go. So, let's get started! :)

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Aladdin made his way up the temple steps. His dark robes matched his physique with great pride. He smiled, determination on his face as he attempted to seek out the motives behind the Obelisk.

The Obelisk. It was the one thing keeping all the other Obelisks in line. Aladdin knew this stone pillar would serve its purpose someday, and that day was today. For while the Obelisk's white surface and triangular top proved monumental in size and structure, it didn't compare to the jewel that Iago, the red parrot who stayed on Aladdin's side at all times, placed on top of the Obelisk.

The jewel was made from emeralds and shown best here. But it wasn't enough. Aladdin needed more light. Oh yes, he needed more light to complete his wicked schemes. Surely, that would be enough to make his mark on the world.

Aladdin looked around in interest. Yes, the Portal Realm was definitely something he kept in mind. With its purple to dark blue skies, its mountainous region, and its grass turning colors into browns, yellows, purples, blues, and greens. Now, nothing could stop him. Not even Jafar, who was the hero of this story.

Aladdin grimaced at the thought of anyone touching this stone pillar. Anyone, except he didn't count upon a bright light shimmering off from the Obelisk, nor did he expect the light to grow brighter, reflecting off a glass barrier spreading across all sides of the Obelisk.

"Nooo! My obelisk!" Aladdin shrieked, growling as he tried to stop the mirrors from combining themselves together.

Too late. The mirrors reached their center, at the Obelisk. And then it happened.

Blast!

The heat was so intense Aladdin couldn't stop it. "Nooo! My lighter half—is gone." He sagged, watching his light half, wearing nothing but a purple vest and white breeches, disappear through the mirror, leaving Aladdin set apart from his lighter half.

It wasn't enough for him. He was Dark Aladdin now, with his dark robes on. That's where it would stay. Now, nothing could stop him. Nothing.

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Thanks for reading. :)