We’d been training for weeks – months – learning our companions, learning to use the reliquaries we carried with us, learning to use or own strengths and weaknesses. We’d nearly fallen to a much less important enemy more than once.
We were in no way ready when the Devil walked into our training session.
He laughed at us, though it sounded friendly. I could see both of his faces – the handsome dark-haired man with the charming smile, and the huge red-skinned demon with the horns so big they defied belief. I could hear both of his voices, the friendly businessman banter and the smoky growl. Continue reading →