Abdominal discomfort, voices, excessive longings.
These are the devil’s symptoms. To me the list of side effects on drug commercials is poetry, so I wanted to mimic that. The first symptom I wanted to be something common that anyone could have. The next one, something that would be less common and is more likely a devil symptom. The last one is a half remembered line from Walker Percy. Some character suffered from excessive longing or something to that effect. It seemed perfect for a devil symptom, particularly this devil.
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