[Originally posted at Slacktivist (page 7).]
I always figured that air conditioning was not Lucifer's prize for winning, but instead what Lucifer sought to gain given the knowledge that victory was impossible.
"The Holy Spirit just left Earth, that gives us seven years free reign. Beelzebub, you're on fire suppression supplies, Belphegor we need climate control systems installed. Asmodeus, I want you to find me a way to grow food without help from the sun. I'm going to be tackling our power supply needs. Everyone got it? Good.
"What are you waiting around for? Go! We don't have a lot of time here and we're got billions of house guests on the way."