Omnipotent

Considering your understanding of sentience The Powers That Be are both Hivemind and Singular. Better termed the Omnipotent, it (they) are the ultimate creator(s) of creations. The Omnipotent is the Source and the True Realm, and it is the controller of the Servants and all destinies.

The Omnipotent created Free Will and the Nihilistic Comprehension.

Omnipotent

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