Damn it, this whole sequence with Seraph Malkuth and the Angels leaving Heaven to seek the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge, it just WORKS SO DAMN WELL. And Maria singing in the bar helps sell the whole thing in a way I haven't quite figured out yet.
'Never appeal to a man's 'better nature'. He may not have one. Invoking his self-intrest gives you more leverage.' -Lazarus Long