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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The Breath of Death (video by Susan the Banshee) Programs shown in the Hall of Sorcery are rarely seen by outsiders, but a temporary vulnerability in the latest software update allowed us to download a few files. This video was created by Susan the Banshee (whose praises were sung by Shaolin of the Abyss in…

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Knightwear: What’s Under Your Armor? Our IDU Literature collection is growing by the day, but even so, this one was a surprise. Written for all three classes of knights, it is a pristine copy of the long-rumored book about armor undergarments. The author wastes no time introducing the elephant in the room… you don’t always…

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The Afterlife Cookbook (by multiple contributors) As we slowly build our library of literature from within the IDUniverse, publications about food have been completely lacking… until our recent acquisition of The Afterlife Cookbook. This is a gold mine of cultural insights, as we rarely see the personal side of our adversaries and are more concerned about…

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FACELESS – A Monk’s Journey by Shaolin of the Abyss Purgatory Press My contact in the IDUniverse managed to find the long out-of-print Shaolin book that has been on my wish list for ages, transporting it to me via a hidden chest in the Reliquary in exchange for an embarrassingly large amount of in-game gold…

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Stomp, Aura, and Minions by Anakim the Abominable When I began the project of collecting literature from the IDUniverse, I began by negotiating with a rogue monk in a back corner of the Pit of Perdition for the three-volume set from Anakim the Abominable. I was excited when I got home, opening the box on…

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by Steven K. Roberts updated July 2, 2022 currently 26 pieces Latest updates: Gabriel does an IDU run with a smuggled VR headset, we turn up a 1934 pulp sci-fi magazine with a story from the Pit of Immolation, and we have a chance to chat with Salvo the Unmerciful (author of Brutal Arrows). The…

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