010: Deals With the Devil

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"This seems beneath me." The creature frowned under the hot lights.

"We both signed the contract, Phil. Getting cold feet?" I turned to my assistant. "Can we get some makeup for his horns?" My subject glared at me.

"Yes! That's exactly what I want. Smolder!"

"I am going to put you through such torments for this, mortal."

"Oh, don't be so dramatic. This is what you're good at, babe. Tempt the camera." I took a few test shots.

"This isn't the same at all. I'm Mephistopheles! This isn't the acquisition of souls, it's just..." He made a sour face. "Advertising."

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