For this challenge, write a small passage based on the prompt below, and please keep entries within 1000 words! Any genre is accepted! You may use the cover art as inspiration as well.
"I can give you anything you wish. There are no limits to the power or prestige you may possess at my command. Say the word and all can be yours."
"...what? Do you understand what you are turning down?"
"I've seen enough horror and sci-fi movies to know where this is going."
"Look, if you aren't going to buy anything, I'm gonna have to ask you to leave. We close in ten minutes."
What lead the protagonist to find themselves in this situation? Who is tempting them? What happens next?