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I am not sure of the answer.
At 2;30 am May 16, 1983 (nearly 31 years ago) I was awoken whilst sleeping next to my wife, and standing a few feet from me was Satan himself.
What was the reason for such an apparition I know not, but at least I know what Satan appeared as, and he looked seriously in control. I was told telegraphically not to wake my wife or the three children until 6 pm. And at 6 pm I awoke everyone.