“Are you sure you’re alright?” The sorceress asked from atop his back. The demon gritted his fangs. It was the fifth time that morning.
“Yes, Mistress.”
“Because we could take a break if you’re tired.”
“Does my mistress require rest?”
“No.”
“Then we continue,” he declared. He beat his wings a little faster.
“If you’re sure.”
“You summoned me, Mistress.” He had been serving mortals for hundreds of years, corrupting their ambitions for his evil ends. His scheme was still millennia from completion.
But summoners today were so irritatingly polite he was tempted to destroy this planet and start again.

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