If one of the characteristics of a traditional God is immutability then Earthseed is God in his most mutable form. God is the very definition of Change. God is Change. Explore with me the fictional religion from science fiction writer, Octavia Butler. Her two dystopian novels, the "Parable" series, are set on the West Coast in a Unites States. a country fallen from being the global super power of today to a much weaker country at war with Canada and Russia.