The Black Bible: Mammon, Astaroth, Verrier - 19The Black BibleThe Black Bible: Mammon, Astaroth, Verrier - 1915 hours ago in Short Stories More Like This
Mammon, Astaroth, and Verrier
In the western end of the United States, nestled in secrecy within the middle of a large, bustling city, there sat an underground club. A person would have to know exactly where this club was located to find it, and if they did, they would have to be on the exclusive list just to get in. Fortunately for three of Hell’s elite, they were on the list. Each were dressed in suits that cool spring evening they visited the club. Mammon’s was a black pinstripe, Astaroth showing his unending vanity in a deep royal purple, and Verrier in a dark grey.
Ambling down the street toward the club, the three demons eyed each human they passed thoughtfully. The moon hung full in the sky, and that meant all of the strangest people were coming out to play. They didn’t have far to walk from Astaroth’s downtown loft, and soon the three were veering away from the crowds on the street into a darkened alley. The alley was flanked on b
Where even Death Can Die.Where even Death can Die.Where even Death Can Die.2 hours ago in Short Stories More Like This
"There lies in men a choice to be made, between the will of the divine, or the demand of the debased. Both require sacrifice, but only one offers rewards for untold suffering." the voice floated with majesty, through the pillars of stone, meandering through shadow rock and bone, so soft yet sinister and in the silence of the pit, that sound was God.
"The question you must ask yourself, boy, is after all your struggles, your losses, your...compromises. Are you prepared to choose now between your life and your soul?" A booming echoing narration, words sewn with manipulation and malice, each one passing through the veil of flesh to impact the mortal heart, tiny and frail beating so very loudly in the chest of one so young and yet so very tormented.
"I can offer you power beyond measure, a greater purpose. I could make you mine, a part of me forever. With every step I take the thunder of my claws upon the Earth shall be your chorus, your battle cry. You will join