In the begining, the was only Chaos. No one knows were it came from, it just exists. It has been called many things: God, Alah, Yhwh, Buddha, esc. It is said that Chaos became so lonely, that it sacrifised two of it's limbs to create new beings. It's children, Light and Death, were the first of a very long line of brilliant beings. First came Rock, then Fire, Wind, Water. These are the main four elements. Then sprang Shadow, Lightning, Metal, and Nature.