Before this (these times) I've always thought of these (whirring) locusts of rev 9:9 (which hover, as that's what locusts do) as helicopters of marhall law (for 5 months - they come out of the abyss which is within the heart of any rational creature, for choice is included in thinking ability and it's a bottomless pit how far 'down' one can go, as history and headlines testify). Drones or Helicopters, torment/enforced marhall law? five months
2nd Advent ='s ?
(1)Trumpets + (2)DOA + (3)Tabernacles = PROOF of UR & God's utter Perfection.
[(1)Rev 16:14,15 & 16 too + (2)the 2nd Resurrection & Grt Day of Judgment/Review + (3)Rev 21:3 & all things new]
Who, after experiencing being resurrected, etc. isn't going to "believe"? And repent? and thus have their names written in the Book of "Life"?
About the fall, thus unveiling, of man's empires (built on sand) - there's no dates, but imo, there is a calendar, a counting backwards, & it uses concrete, landmark signs.
"Who is this?That even the wind and waves obey?" Mark 4:41