Abdia: I conjure thee in secret. (Ciel accidentally summons Sebastian; no one knows)
Ballaton: Come forth from thy abode and speak clearly in my speech. (Sebastian speaks English)
Bellony: Put forth thy might and discover unto me the knowledge and power in thy keep. (Ciel uses Sebastian’s power to achieve his goals)
Halliy: Answer in the inward silence all of my questions without fail. (Ciel orders Sebastian that he shall never lie)
Halliza: Assume and show forth unto me thy form of divine perfection. (Sebastian appears in human form as the perfect butler)
Soluzen: Open unto me thy secret door and fulfill me of my purpose. (Sebastian shall help Ciel to obtain his revenge)
In a way, the contract seal visibly holds all the conditions of the contract between Ciel and Sebastian.
There are two main differences between Sebastian’s contract seal and the original pentagram of Solomon: (See image)
One is the ring/chain/circle around the pentacle of Sebastian’s seal (that remarkably resembles Undertaker’s scars but that’s another story). It could symbolize the bond/chain between master and servant.
And the other is that Sebastian’s seal is turned upside down. Originally, a pentagram with a single point projecting upwards was a Christian symbol for the five senses and protected against evil. Conversely, a reversed pentagram (like Sebastian’s) is associated with evil and occultism.
So what could this mean? The way the contract works in both stories (Solomon’s and Kuro) is pretty similar. The master who holds the contract has power over the demon. Therefore, both seals look almost alike.
In the story of Solomon the demon was forced into servitude by the boy who threw the ring (that had been given to Solomon after he had prayed to God) at him. In Kuro, however, Sebastian appeared of his own will after Ciel had lost faith in God and practically forced Ciel to make a contract with him (seeing that Ciel had no other choice (than death) at this point). Maybe this difference is symbolized by the reversed pentagram.
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