It’s Pazuzu Time!

Charles Christian
Urban Fantasist
Published in
3 min readSep 20, 2022

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Meet the Godfather of All Demons…

This is the lest explicit version of Pazuzu

Pazuzu? Isn’t that the name of the demon that possessed the young girl Regan MacNeil in the 1971 novel The Exorcistnovel and subsequent movie adaptation? So surely that’s just fiction? Well, the novel is a work of fiction but in history the demon Pazuzu dates to at least the 8th century BC in Mesopotamia. So, who or what was — or still is — Pazuzu?

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Charles Christian
Urban Fantasist

Journalist, editor, author & sometime werewolf hunter. Writes, drinks tea, knows things. (he/him) www.urbanfantasist.com + www.twitter.com/urbanfantasist