Vera, Nadyezhda, Lyubov
The Three Sisters of the New Testament. Faith, Hope, Love.
What if they did not perish, but rather they were bound back-to-back-to-back, with strong duct tape, and abducted by the djinn, the machine elves, the tricksters and the reptilians, all acting in concert, so that our path to salvation were cut off?
In that case we would have no recourse but to put aside our differences and to raise an army capable of bringing back the status quo ante. But to put aside our differences and to raise such an army, we would need -- you guessed it -- Faith, Hope and Love.