I almost let this one go until an idea hit me as I was slipping into dreamland and then yanked me out of bed. I highlighted the words in italics to indicate relation to the visual prompts.
No one entered these Halls of Purity except for members of The Order.
Standing before one of many live murals, Xavier leaned close, his lips barely touching the canvass and said, "I must confess something."
Waiting for a reply, Xavier heard the cawing of a bird and wondered if it was a protector, knowing that they come in many forms.
"Go on," a soft whisper replied.
"Darkness consumes me."
The birds stormed in to defend but failed. Serpents marked by vengeance seeped out from every other mural of the live temple and cut through every fiber of its existence.