Thunderbolt writes: "No work of fiction has shaped our idea of what Hell is like more than Dante Alighieri's collective, epic poem The Divine Comedy. Hell was no longer just a simple lake of fire, it was envisioned as a highly-structured realm with unique topography. It was composed of nine circles dedicated to punishing those who had committed a particular breed of sin, made up of elaborately-detailed torture chambers that inspired awe and fear in equal measure. The shrieks of the damned echo throughout every circle and Satan broods on his eternal damnation in the lowest circle, trapped in ice forever. Then somebody decided this would make a terrific action game."