[LMB] Saints and the Bastard

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Tue Feb 25 01:38:04 GMT 2020

On Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 12:13:27PM -0600, Lois Bujold wrote:

> LMB:  Speaking as the one true god(ess) of this universe: There is one
> afterlife, but it has five departments rather than five compartments.  There

> The actual "Bastard's Hell" is a reservoir of pure chaos.  If a soul, or a
> returned demon, gets tossed in there, they are boiled down instantly for
> parts, so so speak; no form, memory, or anything else is retained.  You

When would a soul end up there?  IIRC "death miracle" victims are
usually forwarded on to the regular after-life.  Dondo was a weird case
but would he have been dumped there, vs. being detached from the
death-demon and sent to the Son or whoever?

> afterlife hitting the delete button.  It's also the source from which the
> initial demon-blobs are fed back into the world, q.s. as the Bastard's
> balance requires.  Which is why they all arrive as identical bits of pure

I assume death-demons are either kept separate, or created and
programmed to the purpose.

-xx- Damien X-)

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