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On the waters near Roanoke Island in North Carolina people claim to hear the sounds of a showboat doomed over a century ago. This is the story of 'The Queen of the Sounds' and the man brash enough to summon The Devil.
In the small town of Alliance, N.C. is the tale of a folk hero to those in the area known as Boaz Squires. Boaz was a Scottish immigrant who came to what is now Pamlico county some time before the American revolution. It wasn't long before the people of the area took a liking to the young man even though they knew he was a wizard. And through his powers, he was able to keep the Devil at bay.. for a little while at least.
Exactly 200 years ago to the day that this is published one of the most terrifying stories to ever take place began in the town of Wilmington, NC. It begins with a group of young rich kids taking a gag way to far, and ends with the Devil taking ownership of their souls.
Of the most profound, unexplained mysteries of North Carolina, this one just happens to be associated with the most ghoulish character in history. Located in Warren County, just off of State Road 1131, a large stone, also known as The Devil's Rock, can be found protruding from the quiet Earth. While a rock this size (30 feet long and fifteen feet wide) is essentially quite ordinary for this area, the legend of Devil's Rock is anything but.
This story begins in a time when the area that became North Carolina was almost unknown to white explorers. When people had to fend for themselves and make due with what they could. This is a tale of one Christmas night when a man, by mistake, found the Devils Christmas Tree and paid the price for it.