-->''The nine skinless bodies abruptly stopped dancing and simultaneously fell to the ground in a heap as Acheri floated over to Precision.\\
Naomi looked up to see what seemed to be a ghost and a demon looking down at her. Acheri spoke. "Its name is Acheri. It is and will be speaking for me, for though I understand your language I cannot physically produce it. It is one of my associates."\\
"We are prisoners as you are; we want what you want, so what do you say? It's up to you, you can join us or, my associates and I will eat you while you still breathe."''
-->--'''Hell's Children ó Chapter: 20 EatiÖÖÖ meeting new people.'''


Deep within the bowels of a mysterious and macabre place, not far removed from hell, something has gone horribly awry and in the mounting chaos the most unlikely of friendships will be formed, as the deadly trio collectively known as The Damned, fight to survive the facility and all of its nightmarish obstacles, while elsewhere in this very same facility there is a man sentenced to a fate worse then death, who struggles to keep his sanity intact, as the very fabric of reality is warped around him. Meanwhile Dr. Skiner, the master and founder of this facility diligently struggles to find a way to contain the escaping terrors while following all that transpires from the solitary of his private terminal.


''Hell's Children'', by Andrew Boland, is best described as a [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] descent into madness + {{gorn}} + ThePowerOfFriendship.
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!! This Book provides examples of:
* AppendageAssimilation: Offalís favorite pastime.
* AxCrazy: Acheri, not that she can physically hold an ax.
* BadassBoast: See the page quote above.
* BodyHorror
* ColdBloodedTorture: The Damned, all have the disturbing tendency to play with their food.
* CombatTentacles: Made from [[{{Squick}} harvested human intestines]].
* CreepyChild: Acheri.
* CryForTheDevil
* EnfantTerrible: Partially {{averted}}. While Acheri has the right [[CreepyChild age]] and [[AxCrazy mindset]] to be an enfant terrible, her physical appearance would give [[TooSpicyforYogSothoth nightmares to nightmares.]]
* EvilVersusEvil: A RagtagBunchOfMisfits made up of a gray HumanoidAbomination, an EldritchAbomination and an AxCrazy UndeadChild vs. Dr Skiner, an evil megalomaniac bent on world domination.
* EyeScream: From the story's beginning Acheriís eyes are long gone. Cue the {{flashback}}s.
* FireForgedFriends
* ForTheEvulz
* ImAHumanitarian
* KickTheDog: Dear god. The fate of perhaps the one and only half morally decent character, Mr. Fish, at the hands of the protagonists, and then there's Acheriís childhood, which is NotSafeForWork by a long shot.
* MindOverMatter
* MindRape: Precision, one of the {{villain protagonist}}s, happens to possess this ability and uses it to inflict a FateWorseThanDeath on one of the {{mook}}s. Oh, and then there's the Room.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Offal, Dr. Skiner, Acheri.
* NightmareFetishist
* OneWingedAngel: A little word of advice: donít mess with the AlmightyJanitor.
* RedRightHand: This time itís not a metaphor.
* SealedEvilInACan: The protagonists.
* SteamPunk: Chapter 13: Steam Cyborgs. What do you think?
* StrangeBedfellows: Naomi, and The Damned.
* TheVoiceless: Offal.
* WouldHurtAChild

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