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Welcome to the heart of this site, containing all the information you could ever want to know about A. J. Crowley. Be forewarned that this section is rich with major SPOILERS for most of the novel, so if you don't know or don't want to know what happens yet, then stop reading right here. Or stop reading after the introduction, whatever. Right, then. Please choose from among the links below.

Good Omens:
The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

An introduction and brief overview of the novel, spoiler-free.

Evil is Only Skin-Deep
Your basic rundown - profile, stats, essential info, and a wee bit of personality analysis.

Good Cheekbones
Crowley's physical appearance, and illustrations by David Frampton.

Crowley's job, mission on Earth, and relative ranking in Hell.

Naughty 'n' Nice
A list of Crowley's evil accomplishments, compared to his embarassing incidents of being, well, a do-gooder.

Tricks Up His Sleeve
Some of the nifty supernatural powers that Crowley uses in the book.

Of Angels and Bibliophiles
Aziraphale, the other half of our Dynamic Duo.

Apples and Oranges
Some comments on the relationship between Crowley and Aziraphale.

Demon's Wheels
Not just a Bentley, but THE Bentley, Crowley's beloved car.

Gadgets, Gizmos, and Green
Crowley's "green thumb," his other semi-normal-human hobbies, and his stylish pad.

"...very complicated Solitaire."
As the philosophical voice of the novel, Crowley muses about the nature of good and evil, God, life, the universe, and everything.

Quotable Crowley
Some favorite lines and quotes.

The Serpent
The snake in Judeo-Christian mythology, and a little bit of angelology to boot.

The Other A. Crowley
Aleister Crowley, "The Most Wicked Man on Earth," occult guru, mysticist, and possible namesake for our Crowley.

The Movie that Never Was
Once upon a time, Crowley was going to be a movie star! But then the reality of budget and time constraints aborted the Good Omens movie project. This page collects all of the news and links that you need to read up on the movie that never was.

The Television Show That Could
And then when all was said and done, instead of a movie we got a wonderful television miniseries instead! This page will (eventually) contain everything that you need to know about Crowley's television incarnation.

Important Note: Page numbers in reference to quotations from the book refer to the 1996 Ace mass-market paperback edition.     Disclaimer: Crowley, Aziraphale, and Good Omens are owned and copyrighted by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Excerpts and quotes from the novel Good Omens used throughout this site are reproduced without legal permission, for which I can only hang my head sheepishly and apologize. However, this is a FANSITE, meant in the name of fun, and not intended to make a profit. The lovely model in this site's header graphic is an endangered Eastern Indigo Snake, in a photograph courtesy of SeaWorld.org. Brushes used in the header graphic are courtesy of Paper Flowers.