Published February 20, 2017 by

Memories of a Soul in the Underworld Chapter 18

Summary: Ethan is a soul doomed to spend eternity as a slave in Hell for reasons he can't remember. After centuries of torment he finally snaps and goes on the run from those who enslaved him. Can he escape and become more than a regular soul, or is he doomed to spend an eternity in The Underworld? 

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The Factory

After the pit.

Things returned to normal once they finally let me out of the pit. Well, as normal as things could be in that place. I would occasionally see shadows out of the corner of my eye like the darkness of the hole had somehow followed me out, but my tormentors soon found other victims to play with and lost interest in me.

For the very first time, Malcolm purchased a soul who was new to Hell, and Foreman readily took it upon himself to personally crush the poor guy's spirit.

"As part of your welcome to Hell party," said Foreman as he circled a young soul who looked not much older than myself. "We've prepared a very special surprise just for you, Freshy."

"Really? For me?" said Freshy with the most optimism I'd seen out of anyone in that place. "Oh, I do love surprises!" he cried in glee and clapped his hands.

"Tomboy! The tray!" ordered Foreman, and Tomboy waltzed into the room gracefully balancing an expensive silver platter on her right hand. There was a white cloth draped over the top to hide whatever exciting surprise that was waiting underneath.

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