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My Demon Angel Chapter 1Italy. Home to some of the greatest minds and artists to ever live. That was my home. That was where I was born. To a small family that wasn't very well-to-do. We made our living at our stall in one of the markets of Rome, selling fruits that our cousins sent in to be sold.My Demon Angel Chapter 1 by ValkyrieNix
I was Samuel De Luca. I am still Samuel De Luca. But I am different now.
I was named by my mother, who liked the Samuel from the Old Testament. I will always be Samuel, no matter that I am now called Samael. A minute difference, and yet so big a change.
I was with my father nearly every moment from the day I was born. My mother kept track of my five sisters, and never talked to me much. I hardly remember her. Her name was Annetta. She was from Florence. I don't know why she married my father and moved to Rome. I remember her saying once that Florence was more beautiful than the filth of Rome. She argued with my father that they ought to move to Florence. She wanted to see her family.
We went once. I've ra
My Demon Angel PrologueYou make a deal with the Devil? There's no going back. The Dark Angel has you for the rest of your immortal soul's existence. Forever.My Demon Angel Prologue by ValkyrieNix
I knew this. I was fully aware of it. How could I not be? I lived when it was preached throughout Europe that the Devil could tempt you in more ways than was physically possible. When I was in Florence, I heard Savonarola's sermons that echoed from behind the closed doors of the churches. I knew what I was getting in to.
I made the deal.
"Do you want to live forever?"
I thought I was already going to Hell, even without selling my soul to serve. Didn't John Milton say in his Paradise Lost that it is "better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven?" I disagree, from my standpoint. But then, I've never been to Heaven before. What's it like, tell me? Is it a rich and beautiful landscape? Are the trees as green as they say? Is it paradise? I don't know. I couldn't tell you.
How could I? I'm the demon Samael. I take the souls from Earth who have l
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