Who Wants To Be The Prince of Darkness?
by: Michael Boatman
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“Michael Boatman writes like a visitor from hell. Someone out on short term leave for bad behavior. I love this stuff. He’s one of the new, and more than promising, writers making his mark, and a dark and wonderful mark it is.”
– Joe R Lansdale
Lucifer has called it quits, and a dark force is using a reality TV show to capture the souls of millions in order to carry out a hellish contest to pick his successor.
File Under: Fantasy [ Down Among The Dead Men | Fifteen Minutes For Eternity | Damned If You Do | The Morningstar]
Lucifer is enjoying his retirement in an obscure corner of Limbo when he learns of a plot by Gabriel, the current ruler of Hell, to use humanity’s greatest weapon against it ‘ Television! Cue the hottest reality game-show ever conceived: Who Wants To Be The Prince Of Darkness?
Gabriel orchestrates an “Infernal takeover” of Earth by stealing unwitting mortal souls and sending them to a mostly empty Hell, hoping to reinvigorate the Infernal Realm.
Now Lucifer must find a living champion to seize control of Hell and free millions of stolen mortal souls before the theft becomes permanent. But who would ever want to be Hell’s champion?