What would selling your soul to the devil actually do?
What will happen if you sell your soul to the devil? According to what I know about dealings with the devil, he would give you whatever you asked for.
But there would be a catch. In other words, it was rigged in his favor. After all, he still needs a body.
Take this scenario as an example: Let’s say you fell in love with someone you are unable to have for whatever reason.
Then you would make your suggestion to the devil. You would sign the contract in your own blood or anything dramatic like that and just like that your desire is granted:
“I offer you my soul and in return, I wish that things have worked out in such a manner that I can be with so and so.”
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It turns out that you fall completely in love with that person despite all the obstacles that were in your way of being with them.
It could be days, weeks, months, or even years from now when the person you traded your soul to be with dies in a particularly terrible car accident, after falling down a flight of stairs, or while choking on something they were eating.
In a desperate attempt to challenge the deal, you turn back to the devil. You aren’t stupid, you should know this is a contract that one doesn’t just deny, the devil responds with a sneer.
Moreover, I fulfilled your wish. Did you not spend time with the person you desired? You are warped back to where you were prior to the transaction, the devil’s laughter still resonating in your head. You question whether that was just a very real dream.
Yes, it may have felt like years, but aren’t dreams interesting? You proceed and lead a fulfilling life. You have no idea that, after you pass away, you will “live” out eternity in hell under the control of the devil.
Is making a pact with the devil worthwhile? Of course not, never. What you wish won’t happen. Although you may believe that everything is working in your favor, this is only an illusion. There is no successful conclusion.