Ok so I reworded it when I wrote it down.
She had told me that the 72 had tricked him into believing that he had power over them in order to get there names out there (remember in these times much information on various Gods and Spirits was being destroyed to keep the population in check) and so that information regarding them would exist for Practioners to use.
I’m actually under the impression that they knew that this information would be destroyed so they made themselves seem weaker in order to preserve some information.
Regarding the bottle, I don’t knoe the answer to that but I doubt it happened. Travis Magus makes a good point about it on his YouTube Channel.