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It would be easy to dismiss last year’s largely forgettable The Nun as just another of the many rote spin-offs made to capitalize on The Conjuring series’ success. This would be a mistake. The movie, which features a demon nun named Valak who looks like a scrapped Marilyn Manson video concept, has had an impact far greater than its quality might suggest.

For proof of this, look no further than a 3 year-old kid named Lucia who’s getting a strong head start on the goth lifestyle through a Valak-themed birthday party.

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The photos, each of them a masterpiece that shows the love of a child for a demonic perversion of Christ’s love, were posted by her cousin Andrea who, in an interview at Bored Panda, said she thought the party’s theme “was a joke at first” before learning that “Lucia had insisted on it being based [on] The Nun.” The piece adds that she “saw the movie at her grandmother’s house and insisted on watching all of it,” a choice that must represent one of the biggest landmarks in the annals of “grandparents letting their grandkids do whatever they want.”

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Lucia’s party photos have been spreading far and wide, mostly because it—and the birthday girl herself—rule. The photos reached Jordan Peele and, most importantly, Bonnie Aarons, the actor who plays soul-devouring nun and apparent hero to 3 year-olds everywhere, Valak.

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Her mom responded to this message to share another, predictably hilarious photo and state the obvious fact that her kid’s a big fan of Aaron’s work.

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With Lucia’s birthday party as a first step, we can only imagine what other evil forces from The Conjuring-verse will capture childrens’ imaginations next. Will we soon see a bunch of size-appropriate Annabelle dolls blowing out candles, a cake decorated with a shitty old English ghost who sits around chain-smoking in his armchair, or, perhaps, pint-sized costumes fashioned to look like Ed and Lorraine Warren, the noted fraudsters who’ve inspired horror movies that delight kids and adults alike?

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