The Demon Vine
By James Donahue
The old magicians knew little about Vine. "He appears as a lion or with a lion's head, rides a black horse, and holds a viper," they said.
Others say Vine is thin with dark skin, black wings and black shoulder-length hair. He carries a gold staff.
His talents? S. L. MacGregor Mathers wrote: "He discovers hidden things, witches and wizards, and events of the past, present, and future. He can also build towers, overthrow stone walls, and cause storms at sea."
It is said that Vine has the power to identify witches and sorcerers. He knows all secrets.
The name Vine in the Latin language refers to an ancient war machine made of wood that is used to overthrow walls. It is hidden under leather and branches.
The forty-fifth Spirit of the Goetia, Vine is an Earl, a King of Hell that commands 36 legions of demons.