“Yield to me, and I will give you the power to end all of humanity’s suffering.”
“Never! Their only way to salvation is by worshipping the Lord Jehovah through Me.”
“So be it,” he said, returning Him to the wilderness.
Judgment Day was a long way off, and there was time for his strength to grow before the Apocalypse.
“Now this world is mine,” he thought, and thus darkness has reigned to this day.