I LOVE WILD SPECULATION.
I only cursorily glanced at the Wikipedia page for Asmodeus when I was writing my episode review the other day, and noted that he was “the demon of lust and is therefore responsible for twisting people’s sexual desires.” Which is super interesting to me if they decide to go that route (but also makes me nervous considering the history of how some writers approach the subject of sex).
I glanced over it again last night, and this leapt out at me:
He has also been recorded as the off-spring of the union between Adam and the angel of prostitution, Naamah, conceived while Adam was married to Lilith.
That bit is listed as “citation needed,” but considering I did
notice that it was likely that Berens used Wikipedia to come up with a throwaway line (9x06, the ‘Adai to Atakapa’ line) I’m not putting it
past the writers to use Wikipedia to come up with base mythology for
is, Asmodeus being a nephilim would make total sense considering the
Maybe the Princes of Hell are nephilim turned demon. It would also give us an explanation as to why Asmodeus and Ramiel’s sister Dagon had ‘taken an interest’ in Lucifer’s kid when it was Azazel who was the Lucifer ‘fanatic.’