History Quotes / DealWithTheDevil

3rd Jun '16 9:44:38 AM Argon2
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->''I'm but a man. Mortal, a man.\\
But she leaves no footprints in the snow\\
Still I follow on to where she is going\\
For she has promised me magic if I follow on.''
->-- "The Woodwomen", by '''Nachtfalke'''
22nd May '16 12:33:28 AM AnotherEpicFail
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-->--'''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'''

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-->--'''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'''
-->--''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise''
22nd May '16 12:32:27 AM AnotherEpicFail
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->'''Winslow:''' (reading) "The party of the first part gives the party of the second part and his associates full power to do with him at their pleasure, to rule, to send, to fetch, or carry him or his, be it either body, soul, flesh, blood or goods." What does that mean?
->'''[[CorruptCorporateExecutive Swan]]:''' [[BlatantLies That's a transportation clause]].
->'''Winslow:''' (continuing) "All articles which are excluded shall be deemed included." What does that mean?
->'''Swan:''' ...[[ImplausibleDeniability that's a clause to protect you, Winslow]]. Anyway, what difference does it make? What choice do you have?
->'''Winslow:''' (reluctantly) I'll rewrite my cantata... [[MadArtist but you'd best play what I write]].
->(Swan jabs him in the finger with a sharpened pen; a drop of Winslow's blood lands on the contract page below.)
->'''Swan:''' [[BloodOath Ink isn't worth anything to me]], Winslow. Now sign.
->(He does so, Swan following suit with the aid of a blood-inked stamp)
->'''Swan:''' Excellent. Now, we're in business together... ''[[WhoWantsToLiveForever forever]].''
-->--'''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'''
11th May '16 3:07:05 PM Taxima
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-->-- '''Talm Kench''', ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends''

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-->-- '''Talm '''Tahm Kench''', ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends''
9th May '16 2:54:55 PM EdwardGil
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->Tremere himself had dabbled in diabolism after his failed attempted, centuries past, to take over the [[TabletopGame/MageTheAscension Order of Hermes]], but had abandoned it after pinpointing its central paradox: demons weakenough to be dominated by a mortal mage are never powerful enough to perform workings worthy of the trouble involved. Demons mighty enough to grant great boons cannot be dominated; [[JackassGenie they always cheat the magus in some way]]. Tremere forbade his followers from engaging in infernal dabblings, [[PragmaticVillainy not out of moral or spiritual qualms, but because the spells weren't effective enough]].

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->Tremere himself had dabbled in diabolism after his failed attempted, centuries past, to take over the [[TabletopGame/MageTheAscension Order of Hermes]], but had abandoned it after pinpointing its central paradox: demons weakenough weak enough to be dominated by a mortal mage are never powerful enough to perform workings worthy of the trouble involved. Demons mighty enough to grant great boons cannot be dominated; [[JackassGenie they always cheat the magus in some way]]. Tremere forbade his followers from engaging in infernal dabblings, [[PragmaticVillainy not out of moral or spiritual qualms, but because the spells weren't effective enough]].
9th May '16 2:44:22 PM OlmoJV
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->''Give me the power of man's red flower so I can be like you!''

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->''Give me the power of man's red flower [[IntriguedByHumanity so I can be like you!'' you]]!''
9th May '16 9:31:29 AM Wildstar93
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->''Now don't try to kid me, man-cub''
->''I'll make a deal with you''
->''What I desire is man's red fire to make my dream come true''
->''Now give me the secret, man-cub''
->''C'mon! Clue me what to do!''
->''Give me the power of man's red flower so I can be like you!''
-->-- '''King Louie''' in "[[VillainSong I Wanna Be Like You]]", ''Film/TheJungleBook2016''
2nd May '16 11:48:13 PM AnotherEpicFail
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->Tremere himself had dabbled in diabolism after his failed attempted, centuries past, to take over the [[TabletopGame/MageTheAscension Order of Hermes]], but had abandoned it after pinpointing its central paradox: demons weakenough to be dominated by a mortal mage are never powerful enough to perform workings worthy of the trouble involved. Demons mighty enough to grant great boons cannot be dominated; [[JackassGenie they always cheat the magus in some way]]. Tremere forbade his followers from engaging in infernal dabblings, [[PragmaticVillainy not out of moral or spiritual qualms, but because the spells weren't effective enough]].
-->--''[[TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade Vampire: The Dark Ages]] - House Of Tremere''
18th Apr '16 3:49:56 AM AnotherEpicFail
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->When the night is over, people bitten seriously by the gambling bug find they owe [[RepulsiveRingmaster Cavendish]] considerable sums. [[TrappedByGamblingDebts They might even stand on financial ruin]]. Again, [[FauxAffablyEvil Cavendish acts very understanding]]: [[BlatantLies realizing that he is dealing with good, honest working people]], he will agree to give three-fifths back if they [[DealWithTheDevil sign a paper]], promising [[YourSoulIsMine their immortal souls as collateral]]. With that, the Ringmaster produces a piece of paper adorned with a caricature of a 1950s spandex with a pitchfork, giving a piece of paper to an astonished businessman. It reads:
-->''I, __________, hereby let it be known that I lost my soul gambling at Anastagio's Olde Time Lunar Carnival and Midnight Circus. I hereby forfeit all rights, entitlement and obligations of said immortal soul to Devyn Cavendish, proprietor. Signed, on behalf of the board of Directors,''

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->When the night is over, people bitten seriously by the gambling bug find they owe [[RepulsiveRingmaster Cavendish]] considerable sums. [[TrappedByGamblingDebts They might even stand on financial ruin]]. Again, [[FauxAffablyEvil Cavendish acts very understanding]]: [[BlatantLies realizing that he is dealing with good, honest working people]], he will agree to give three-fifths back if they [[DealWithTheDevil sign a paper]], paper, promising [[YourSoulIsMine their immortal souls as collateral]]. With that, the Ringmaster produces a piece of paper adorned with a caricature of a [[BigRedDevil 1950s spandex devil with a pitchfork, pitchfork]], giving a piece of paper to an astonished businessman. It reads:
-->''I, __________, hereby let it be known that I lost my soul gambling at [[CircusOfFear Anastagio's Olde Time Lunar Carnival and Midnight Circus.Circus]]. I hereby forfeit all rights, entitlement and obligations of said immortal soul to Devyn Cavendish, proprietor. Signed, on behalf of the board [[EldritchAbomination Board of Directors,''Directors]],''
18th Apr '16 3:45:48 AM AnotherEpicFail
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->When the night is over, people bitten seriously by the gambling bug find they owe [[RepulsiveRingmaster Cavendish]] considerable sums. [[TrappedByGamblingDebts They might even stand on financial ruin]]. Again, [[FauxAffablyEvil Cavendish acts very understanding]]: [[BlatantLies realizing that he is dealing with good, honest working people]], he will agree to give three-fifths back if they [[DealWithTheDevil sign a paper]], promising [[YourSoulIsMine their immortal souls as collateral]]. With that, the Ringmaster produces a piece of paper adorned with a caricature of a 1950s spandex with a pitchfork, giving a piece of paper to an astonished businessman. It reads:
-->''I, __________, hereby let it be known that I lost my soul gambling at Anastagio's Olde Time Lunar Carnival and Midnight Circus. I hereby forfeit all rights, entitlement and obligations of said immortal soul to Devyn Cavendish, proprietor. Signed, on behalf of the board of Directors,''
--->''X Devyn Cavendish''
->[[GenreBlind People usually sign the above paper with a laugh and keep it as a souvenir]].
-->--''[[TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness Midnight Circus]]''
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