Known as the Bible Belt, the South is naturally filled with Devil stories.  The Devil’s temptation is ubiquitous in everyday life, always threatening to steer the gullible into an eternity of damnation.  But while some folks think Hell should be feared, no doubt, many Southern Devil stories feature a Devil who can be outsmarted.  For example, African-American trickster tales like The Barefoot Woman show the Devil is no match for a strong-willed woman.  Or the blacksmith in Deal With The Devil who tricks the Devil from taking his soul.

Read our Devil stories below and learn how to stay one step ahead of eternal doom!