What is the significance of death what is the character described as?

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Death, Satan's son, is literally conceived in Sin, as he is born of Satan's incestuous union with his daughter, Sin. True to his parentage, Death becomes the father of all sins, as he rapes his mother, Sin, almost at the moment of his birth. Guilty of rape and incest, he would also be guilty of matricide, but for the fact that Sin's demise would also be his own. As it is, he and Sin continue in an uneasy co-existence, characterized by hatred and pain. Death is described as a crowned but shapeless terror, before whom even Hell trembles, and who dares to threaten even Satan with his fatal dart.

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