This sounds more like a satanist chant than a riddle. The answer is Noah's flood. The biblical arc is defined as a relief from darkness upon a holy boat, and Mark, son of Noah, was soon found to be a relative of King James. The fifth story refers to the fifth paragraph unto which the arc was cast abroad once more. "The evil will vanish, forever at last" refers to the wish of God to remove the corruption from Earth. A single each day until ten have past refers to the fact that the flood lasted a set of 11 days, a prayer for the first ten and the last a thank to the god for letting them live. "This must be done by two or more people" Two of each specie alive was brought aboard, and Noah, and his wife, and one child. A serpent was pinned to the bow of the ship, to symbolize the end of Lucifers corruption of mankind, as a serpent sybolized the devil..