Archery Tips for Cupids by Ichor After Ichor the Cupid became embedded in a floor structure during a teleport accident in Paradise Lost long ago, he suffered through a lengthy period of recuperation. To while away the painful inactivity, he began making notes about his years of repetitive spawning only to fire off an arrow…

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Season Four Raiments IDU Style feature in Afterlife Timed to coincide with the beginning of IDU Season Four, Afterlife magazine published a sartorial special issue. As the cover model, Salvo the Unmerciful wears the new raiments well, pairing his signature red-robed archer statement with leather arm bracers in a pierced-heart motif that echoes the shoulder embroidery flowing from…

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The Disco of Death in Paradise Lost During a recent visit to PL on a quest for the elusive Crittenton book about orphans, I stopped into the Disco to have a drink and shake a leg with the locals. I bribed Archie the doorman to let me bring in a camera, and filmed our friends…

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The Dance of Death (featuring the late Noppera-bo XII, Neophyte of Purgatory-1 Toxophilite Order) “Hello, Neophyte, are you prepared to engage in battle?” “These are fascinating and strong stones, with which this wall has been skillfully constructed.” “Well, that may be true… but I am carrying unlimited Arrows of Vanilla as well as a dozen Cataclysms…

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Notice to Cupids re Teleport Tolerance Issues Please note that careless errors in teleport coordinates can result in your body becoming partially embedded in walls or ceilings. This is not only embarrassing and painful, but it also leaves you exposed to torment, summary execution, or having your naked butt shared on the human “Face Book.”…

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IDU: Existential Threat by Gabriel the Fallen This is a new book by Gabriel, exploring the complex implications of his experiences with humanity in the context of Paradise Lost. On the surface, the text first appears to be a tale of depression, repeated attacks, sleep deprivation, electric shocks, agonizing injuries, and tempests to the head.…

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Asmodeus in Design Magazine Asmodeus has been bringing his eclectic interests into our world, including some increasingly mainstream interviews. The latest issue of Design magazine has a detailed article about how he uses lava levels and minions to manage guest passage through his domain. “You know that problem at every party where all the guests end up hanging out…

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Asmo Moonlighting as Artist Model This hardly counts as literature, but a sharp-eyed reader spotted this painting at the National Gallery of the Afterlife. We dug deeper, and uncovered an interesting story. In Binsfeld’s classification of demons, Asmodeus represents lust… and yet, as you have doubtless observed when confronting him in his intimidating role as…

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Jailed in the Pit of Agony This is not a book review, but a quick note from In Death news media that gives us a hint about Purgatory law enforcement. Do you ever wonder what those unfortunate Abominations did to get themselves jailed in the Pit of Agony? Interfering with Skeleton Archers who were trying to take…

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Pets in Purgatory Denizens of the IDUniverse have mostly managed to keep their personal lives concealed from us humans, interacting only in the domain of whatever battle styles befit their stations. While some (Abominations and Skellies) are focused on little else, one of the unexpected discoveries from our study of afterlife literature is that many…

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