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* Hell in ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' is just a place where you get tortured until [[BeingTorturedMakesYouEvil you're ready to dish it out]], but Purgatory fits this trope to a T. It's mostly inhabited by monsters, but Dean spent one of his postmortem hiatuses there.


WarIsHell? So what better way to punish your foes than to make them fight forever?

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WarIsHell? WarIsHell. So what better way to punish your foes than to make them fight forever?


WarIsHell. So what better way to punish your foes than to make them fight forever?

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WarIsHell. WarIsHell? So what better way to punish your foes than to make them fight forever?


-->-- '''"War! (What is it good for?)" description''', ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}''

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-->-- '''"War! (What is it good for?)" description''', ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}''
''Videogame/Afterlife1996''



* A number of punishments for [[SevenDeadlySins Wrathful]] [=SOULs=] in ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}'' are like this, but the ultimate punishment is "[[ShoutOut War! (What is it Good For?)]]," where the damned fight a perpetual war as they are revived shortly after being killed.

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* A number of punishments for [[SevenDeadlySins Wrathful]] [=SOULs=] in ''Videogame/{{Afterlife}}'' ''Videogame/Afterlife1996'' are like this, but the ultimate punishment is "[[ShoutOut War! (What is it Good For?)]]," where the damned fight a perpetual war as they are revived shortly after being killed.


* An episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', where the crew lands on a planet with two rival factions incapable of dying thanks to highly unusual microbes. Anyone who 'dies' at least once on the planet comes back to life, but is now unable to leave the planet due to the microbes being the only things keeping them alive. This was a deliberate punishment by the Dominion for opposing them.

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* An episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', where the crew lands on a planet with two rival factions incapable of dying thanks to highly unusual microbes. Anyone who 'dies' at least once on the planet comes back to life, but is now unable to leave the planet due to the microbes being the only things keeping them alive. This was a deliberate punishment by the Dominion for opposing them.



** Also happens in "Let That Be Your Last Battlefield." The last two survivors of a world destroyed by [[RippedFromTheHeadlines a racist civil war]] cannot give up their animosity, one continues to chase the other as he has done for the last 50,000 years. [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped The writers didn't feel much like being subtle.]]

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* In VideoGame/DeathStranding, everyone has an individual AfterlifeAntechamber called a Beach, which usually looks exactly what it sounds like. However, many people dying at once causes their Beaches to merge into one. And many people dying in battle, filled with anger and resentment, warps their merged Beach into an endless war where the dead fight forever, incapable of finding peace or moving on.


* The ''Land of Carnage'' in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' franchise, is a world where prinnies (sinners reincarnated as penguins) fight each other endlessly; given that this is an area usually locked behind post-game content, these prinnies are often [[LethalJokeCharacter Lethal Joke Characters]] (the most lethal being Pringer Z, a demonic prinnie-shaped mecha).

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* The ''Land of Carnage'' in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' franchise, is a world where prinnies Prinnies (sinners reincarnated as penguins) fight each other endlessly; given that this is an area usually locked behind post-game content, these prinnies Prinnies are often [[LethalJokeCharacter Lethal Joke Characters]] (the most lethal being Pringer Z, a demonic prinnie-shaped Prinny-shaped mecha).


* The ''Land of Carnage'' in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' franchise, is a world where prinnies(sinners reincarnated as penguins) fight each other endlessly; given that this is an area usually locked behind post-game content, these prinnies are often LethalJokeCharacters (the most lethal being Pringer Z, a demonic prinnie-shaped mecha).

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* The ''Land of Carnage'' in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' franchise, is a world where prinnies(sinners prinnies (sinners reincarnated as penguins) fight each other endlessly; given that this is an area usually locked behind post-game content, these prinnies are often LethalJokeCharacters [[LethalJokeCharacter Lethal Joke Characters]] (the most lethal being Pringer Z, a demonic prinnie-shaped mecha).


* ''Manga/VinlandSaga'': Thorfinn has a nightmare of a Valhalla where warriors fight every day but don't actually heal, so it looks less like a WarriorHeaven and more like a zombie ForeverWar.

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* ''Manga/VinlandSaga'': Thorfinn has a nightmare of a Valhalla where warriors fight every day but don't actually heal, so it looks less like a WarriorHeaven and more like a zombie ForeverWar. Rivers of blood flow throughout the battlefield, with Roman pillars jutting out of the cavern as the only refuge from the fight below. They aren't very populated.

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* ''Literature/SurfaceDetail''. An endless war is just one of the punishments in a [[ArtificialAfterlife virtual hell]].


* The 79 Sentinels from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' were deserters from the Night's Watch who were Buried alive I side the Wall with spears and horns so they could spend their afterlives serving the Watch they'd exerted during life.

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* The 79 Sentinels from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' were deserters from the Night's Watch who were Buried buried alive I side inside the Wall with spears and horns so they could spend their afterlives serving the Watch they'd exerted during life.deserted.


* The ''Land of Carnage'' in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' franchise, is a world where prinnies(sinners reincarnated as penguins) fight each other endlessly.

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* The ''Land of Carnage'' in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' franchise, is a world where prinnies(sinners reincarnated as penguins) fight each other endlessly.endlessly; given that this is an area usually locked behind post-game content, these prinnies are often LethalJokeCharacters (the most lethal being Pringer Z, a demonic prinnie-shaped mecha).

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* The 79 Sentinels from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' were deserters from the Night's Watch who were Buried alive I side the Wall with spears and horns so they could spend their afterlives serving the Watch they'd exerted during life.

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* In ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'' Ares, god of war, kills Hades, thereby taking on the elements of Hades' portfolio as god of the underworld in addition to his WarGod status and Hades becomes the realm of Ares.


* An episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', where the crew lands on a planet with two rival factions incapable of dying thanks to highly unusual microbes. Anyone who 'dies' at least once on the planet comes back to life, but is now unable to leave the planet due to the microbes being the only things keeping them alive. This was a deliberate punishment by the rest of their species after the two factions had been at it for generations with no sign of stopping.

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* An episode of ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', where the crew lands on a planet with two rival factions incapable of dying thanks to highly unusual microbes. Anyone who 'dies' at least once on the planet comes back to life, but is now unable to leave the planet due to the microbes being the only things keeping them alive. This was a deliberate punishment by the rest of their species after the two factions had been at it Dominion for generations with no sign of stopping.opposing them.

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