True love is pure and good, so what’s the devil, prince of darkness and evil incarnate got to do with it? In Lou Diamond Phillips’ original play “Burning Desire,” the devil has a vested interest in fanning the flames of true love. Lucifer does his best to make a charming couple fall in love while planning carefully, step by step, to get their souls in the end. Specifically, the devil wants the lovely Evan’s soul and he’ll take her love interest Andrew’s soul for good measure.
Evan is a die-hard romantic. She’s such a good person that even Lucifer loves her and longs for her soul. He arranges for Evan and Andrew to meet and fall in love and then he plays his devilish game in attempts at stealing their souls.