“Devilishly attractive” brings to mind: What, the devil you say! The Paranormal Romance does not usually address religion, in its various forms, as do Apocalyptic novels; check out February 5th’s post, Do You LIke Christian Fiction. Instead, the fight between good and evil predominates. The Devil doesn’t usually appear in human form, but, for example, as a dense or murky, foul-smelling cloud creeping over the landscape. The minions do though; doing his bidding or in an attempt to bring him to earth.
When you imagine a circle of, say 13, minions calling him, uttering incantations to raise the Devil, well that’s not what I was referring to at the beginning of this post. I’m talking about “devishly attractive” romanticized Demons I’ve “encountered” in my reading who are either not inherently evil, or who love can “save.”
Curiosity burdened the Lords of the Underworld with all the evil from Pandora’s box of secrets in one such novel. The Lords are not intentionally evil; they unleashed, and therefore became the Demons Violence, Pain, Death, Disease, Disaster, Misery, Doubt, Promiscuity, Defeat, Lies, Secrets, and Wrath. The Demons want to strip themselves of this curse, but this pursuit in the battle against an ancient enemy will destroy them, yet they perservere. The Lords of the Underworld series by Gena Showalter is a spin-off of the Angels of the Dark series discussed yesterday.
Thanks for joining me today for #FridayReads. To be continued…