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* Hell from {{Christianity}} and in the Book of Revelation is described as a lake of fire where sinners will be cast into and suffer for all eternity with no hope of escape since they are already dead. Other depictions of Hell describe it as a place of solitude and darkness. Either way, it is a place of eternal pain with no hope of escape.

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* * Hell from {{Christianity}} UsefulNotes/{{Christianity}} and in the Book of Revelation is described as a lake of fire where sinners will be cast into and suffer for all eternity with no hope of escape since they are already dead. Other depictions of Hell describe it as a place of solitude and darkness. Either way, it is a place of eternal pain with no hope of escape.


** Orthodox Christianity states that sins are making 8 passions, deadly habits (think of seven deadly sins, when sloth is mostly absence of desire to live the salvation, and despair is unrestricted sorrow.) They CONTINUE to torture us after the death with GREATLY increased power. Forever, as sating them requires body. And lake of fire? It's how damned will feel God's love... while saved people will feel that as love.]]

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** Orthodox Christianity states that sins are making 8 passions, deadly habits (think of seven deadly sins, when sloth is mostly absence of desire to live the salvation, and despair is unrestricted sorrow.) They CONTINUE to torture us after the death with GREATLY increased power. Forever, as sating them requires body. And lake of fire? It's how damned will feel God's love... while saved people will feel that as love.]]

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** Orthodox Christianity states that sins are making 8 passions, deadly habits (think of seven deadly sins, when sloth is mostly absence of desire to live the salvation, and despair is unrestricted sorrow.) They CONTINUE to torture us after the death with GREATLY increased power. Forever, as sating them requires body. And lake of fire? It's how damned will feel God's love... while saved people will feel that as love.]]


** Atlas had to hold up the heavens forever.

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** Atlas had to hold up the heavens forever. His torment only ended when Perseus used the head of Medusa to turn him into stone.


** Sisyphus was forever forced to roll a boulder up a mountain, just to watch it roll back down every time he reached the top.

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** Sisyphus was forever forced to roll a boulder up a mountain, just to watch it roll back down every time he reached the top. Subverted in some tellings where there's nothing actually ''forcing'' him to push the boulder, he's just too proud to give up (fitting, since he's damned for the sin of hubris).


* [[ClassicalMythology Greek mythology]] is full of these since many things were immortal. Prometheus was condemned to this by Zeus for stealing fire. He was chained to a rock where an eagle would eat his liver each day. As a Titan god he could not die and his liver would always grow back. In some versions an adamantine spike was driven through his chest for good measure. His harsh punishment is sometimes stated to also be because he refused to tell Zeus who was destined to over throw him so Zeus would never release him. He got off lucky thanks to Hercules freeing him thousands of years later since Prometheus had information Hercules needed.

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* [[ClassicalMythology [[Myth/ClassicalMythology Greek mythology]] is full of these since many things were immortal. Prometheus was condemned to this by Zeus for stealing fire. He was chained to a rock where an eagle would eat his liver each day. As a Titan god he could not die and his liver would always grow back. In some versions an adamantine spike was driven through his chest for good measure. His harsh punishment is sometimes stated to also be because he refused to tell Zeus who was destined to over throw him so Zeus would never release him. He got off lucky thanks to Hercules freeing him thousands of years later since Prometheus had information Hercules needed.



* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. [[YouCantFightFate Decrees of fate]] prevent him from dying or being freed. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world. Interestingly enough, due to the common Indo-European origins of Germanic/Nordic and Greek mythology, the myth parallels that of Prometheus.

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* Loki from NorseMythology Myth/NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. [[YouCantFightFate Decrees of fate]] prevent him from dying or being freed. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world. Interestingly enough, due to the common Indo-European origins of Germanic/Nordic and Greek mythology, the myth parallels that of Prometheus.


** There's a fairy mythologically-accurate depiction of it in the retro-style adventure "Heroine's Quest" (free and legal to download, too!), showing Loki bound there: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q50AAWGl4lo

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** There's a fairy mostly mythologically-accurate depiction of it in the retro-style adventure "Heroine's Quest" (free and legal to download, too!), showing Loki bound there: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q50AAWGl4lo


* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. [[YouCantFightFate Decrees of fate]] prevent him from dying or being freed. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world.

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* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. [[YouCantFightFate Decrees of fate]] prevent him from dying or being freed. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world. Interestingly enough, due to the common Indo-European origins of Germanic/Nordic and Greek mythology, the myth parallels that of Prometheus.


* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. [[YouCantFightFate Decrees of fate]] prevent him from dying or being freed. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world.

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* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. [[YouCantFightFate Decrees of fate]] prevent him from dying or being freed. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world.world.
** There's a fairy mythologically-accurate depiction of it in the retro-style adventure "Heroine's Quest" (free and legal to download, too!), showing Loki bound there: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q50AAWGl4lo



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**In Revelation 20:14, Hell is thrown into the lake of fire, showing that they're not the same thing.


** Sisyphus was forever forced to roll a boulder up a mountain, just to watch it roll back down every time he reached the top.
** Tantalus was stuck in hell, [[IronicHell in a lake that he couldn't drink from, with a fruit branch above him that he couldn't eat from]], because the water and the branch always moved just out of reach whenever he tried to drink or eat. Although, [[OffingTheOffspring he deserved it]].



** Atlas had to hold up the heavens forever.




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** Typhon. Trapped forever under Mount Aetna.


** The sky god Uranus was castrated by his son Kronos and must spent all time unmanned.

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** The sky god Uranus was castrated by his son Kronos and must spent spend all time unmanned.


* [[ClassicalMythology Greek mythology]] is full of these since many things were immortal. Prometheus from was condemned to this by Zeus for stealing fire. He was chained to a wrong where an eagle would eat his liver each day. As a Titan god he could not die and his liver would always grow back. Some versions an adamantine spike was driven through his chest for good measure. His harsh punishment is sometimes stated to also be because he refused to tell Zeus who was destined to over throw him so Zeus would never release him. He got off lucky thanks to Hercules freeing him thousands of years later since Prometheus had information Hercules needed.

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* [[ClassicalMythology Greek mythology]] is full of these since many things were immortal. Prometheus from Prometheus was condemned to this by Zeus for stealing fire. He was chained to a wrong rock where an eagle would eat his liver each day. As a Titan god he could not die and his liver would always grow back. Some In some versions an adamantine spike was driven through his chest for good measure. His harsh punishment is sometimes stated to also be because he refused to tell Zeus who was destined to over throw him so Zeus would never release him. He got off lucky thanks to Hercules freeing him thousands of years later since Prometheus had information Hercules needed.


** The Titans themselves were condemned to an eternity in Tartarus, a dark pit for their war against Zeus.
** The sky god Uranus was casterated by his son Kronos and must spent all time unmanned.

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** The Titans themselves were condemned to an eternity in [[HellHolePrison Tartarus, a dark pit pit]] for their war against Zeus.
** The sky god Uranus was casterated castrated by his son Kronos and must spent all time unmanned.



* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world.

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* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. [[YouCantFightFate Decrees of fate]] prevent him from dying or being freed. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world.

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* Hell from {{Christianity}} and in the Book of Revelation is described as a lake of fire where sinners will be cast into and suffer for all eternity with no hope of escape since they are already dead. Other depictions of Hell describe it as a place of solitude and darkness. Either way, it is a place of eternal pain with no hope of escape.

* [[ClassicalMythology Greek mythology]] is full of these since many things were immortal. Prometheus from was condemned to this by Zeus for stealing fire. He was chained to a wrong where an eagle would eat his liver each day. As a Titan god he could not die and his liver would always grow back. Some versions an adamantine spike was driven through his chest for good measure. His harsh punishment is sometimes stated to also be because he refused to tell Zeus who was destined to over throw him so Zeus would never release him. He got off lucky thanks to Hercules freeing him thousands of years later since Prometheus had information Hercules needed.
** The Titans themselves were condemned to an eternity in Tartarus, a dark pit for their war against Zeus.
** The sky god Uranus was casterated by his son Kronos and must spent all time unmanned.
** The centuar Chiron was poisoned by hydra blood and could not heal himself, but due to being the son of Kronos he was immortal which would have left him in agony. Once again Hercules saved the day by arranging from him to die.

* Loki from NorseMythology was chained to a rock by the entrails of his own children with a snake dripping poison over him till the end of time for the murder of Balder among other acts. His wife only provide a brief respite from the pain by collecting the poison in a bowl that must be periodically dumped. The only time he will be freed is to die in the final battle that ends the world.

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