Exiting mythology and entering the bizzare world of the occult we find great interest in this Scarlet Lady.
A rocket scientist (yes! a rocket scientist), named Jack Parsons was a disciple of the infamous Aleister Crowley.
Using sexual magical techniques and the help of another man and a willing woman, they performed something called
a "Babalon working" (Babylon is purposely misspelled). If this working was a success then the woman would give birth
to a "moonchild", which is supposed to be the Scarlet Woman. She would usher in a new age that would end Christianity
and start a new religion with Crowley as its prophet.
Parsons said it was a success, but to this day there is no sign of a moonchild, which was supposed to
have been conceived in the early part of the 20th C.
Crowley died alone in poverty addicted to heroin, and Parsons died young in a lab explosion that to this day
is still not fully understood (he was an explosives expert.)
Oh and by the way, that other man used in the Babalon Working was L. Ron Hubbard, something
Scientologist today still deny.
This stuff can be read in two books: Strange Angel and Sex and Rockets.
Fascinating reading for anyone interested.