Martin Luther Is Struck By Lightning, But Survives
He Becomes A Monk As Payment For Being "Saved"
I'm religious now!
He Travels To Rome And Discovers All The Corruption There
Martin Luther, a law student, was struck by lightning during a storm, and shouted that if he survived, he'd become a monk. Surprisingly, he did survive, and began training as a monk.
Martin Luther Fights Against The Corruption, Spreading The Concept Sola Fide
Martin Luther was a very dedicated monk, confessing his sins and repenting constantly, staying devout, and never straying from the path of god.
People Began To Form Their Own Interpretations Of The Bible, Leading To New Branches Of Christianity
No, my religion is the best!
He traveled to Rome, sent by the other monks, and discovered that there was terrible corruption in the city. Prostitutes openly advertised in the streets, and priests rushed through mass much faster than what was proper for the time.
In The End, Martin Luther Sided With The Church, Saying That Equality He Was Fighting For Is More Of A Spiritual Equality, Not A Real One
Martin Luther spread the word that one could not be saved by their actions, only their faith, and how indulgences were a falsity. He also translated the bible into the language most people spoke, allowing it to be read by all.
The church is bad! Read the bible and make up your own stuff!
People began forming their own religions, but this led to much fighting since anyone who wasn't the same religion as you was, in your beliefs, going to hell.
Even after fighting against the church for so long and trying to give people the truth, he decided to side with the church, saying that the equality he fought for is only in the afterlife with their souls, not the physical world.