Kindness for the Deserving


In alphabetical order
  • Andy: I don’t know if you’ll ever read this book, but I love you more than I can say.
  • Anton: You lit a black flame in my heart, and no matter my other criticisms, I’ll always be grateful to you for opening the gates of Hell.
  • Benebell: You inspire me, and I’m a better fortune-teller for having known you through your work. Thank-you.
  • Bryan: Friends will give you an alibi, but good friends will help you bury the body. Thank-you for being my only good friend in the Sault.
  • Daniel: This book wouldn’t be what it is without your contributions to the beta reading process. You were a piercing voice in my understanding of Satanism, and I’m a better person for having known you. Thank-you.
  • Jen: I obsessed over this book for more than a year of my life, and I regret that it became such a distraction. I can’t give that time back to you, but I love you and this book wouldn’t have been possible without your devotion and support. 
  • Jenna: If not for you, there’d be no em dashes in this book—does that make you happy?
  • Lucien: Thank-you for taking Satanism out of the echo chamber. 
  • Peter: If not for you, I wouldn’t be the Satanist I am today. No matter my other criticisms, I’m grateful for your intellectual contributions to my life. 
  • Stephen: In the alternative reality where I’m the Emperor of the Universe, I’d totally ask you to be my chief advisor and left-hand man.
  • Todd: You challenged my perspectives and were a source of great support during a stressful time in my life. Thank-you.
  • Valentina: All hail the Supreme Allied-Commander of the Army of Sissies for Satan!  
  • Everybody Else: In life, you get either the things you want or the lessons you need. Either way, I know you’ll get what’s coming to you.