Tall Tales: The Spanish Swordsman

The first thing you must know is that demons cannot, as a general rule, actually purchase human souls in any way that ultimately matters. Whatever happens in the Beyond, no one crosses over led by a demon who has any hold over them. It is enough, however, that humans believe they can purchase souls; as long as one is convinced they are irredeemably damned, the demons seem to get what they want in general.

The second thing you must know is that not all demons have any interest in playing this game, and those that do pride themselves on the difficulty of the ‘purchase’. And…