Haibane Renmei Re: Joining the Prayer Circle (PGSM)
- View Source--- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "Jude McLaughlin" <dziwozony@y...>
> Interesting (possible SPOILER) note:--
> At the end of the series, K turned to me and said, "Not Purgatory --
> the Ninth Hell." When we dissected it a bit more, it seemed right.
> In one version of the Chinese Ninth Hell we've read, it's the hell
> where people who have died before their time -- often suicides,
> people who've been murdered, and children who have died by accident
> go. After a certain length of time, they're allowed to go out onAbsolutely. I was thinking along J-C lines, but in the same field -
> the night of Hungry Ghosts to be fed by people in the celebrations
> and possibly find someone to take their place so they can return to
> the Great Wheel. HR has a very different feel to it from the
> pathetic desperation of the Ninth Hell, but the concept sort of
> works. :)
deaths through extreme circumstances, suicides, homicides...mostly
kids who felt that they had some complicity in their own deaths...
whether they did or not.