DEMON II: The Exorcism of Madame de Rainfaing

Charles Poirot burning at the stake in 1622 for suspected witchcraft. Art by Brian K. Lake.

Charles Poirot burning at the stake in 1622 for suspected witchcraft. Art by Brian K. Lake.


A widow in 17th century France may find her soul in the clutches of a demon. And yet, despite the controversy and dozens of officials arriving to observe her exorcism, it isn't altogether certain if the demon is malicious. Indeed, if Madame Rainfaing will even wish it had never stepped into her life. Could it be a blessing, after all?