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The Seven Hell Queens

Hell is ruled by the seven reigning queens. The position is not hereditary, the queens are Linkelected representatives of Hell, who are in turn are held accountable by Hell's Linkconstitution and Linkparliament, under an atypical form of Linkparliamentary republic. Each queen has a different duty to perform in Hell, who come together to make the systems work. As everyone goes to Hell when they die, there is a vast and ever-growing population of the dead to keep track of, cater to, and represent within the system. This leaves Hell with many duties, which are divided up by the queens. The queens and their duties are as follows:

Lucy Fair
Hell Queen of the Sin of Pride

Favored Spells:
Dark Sigil: Dark Knowledge
Devil Sigil: Lord of the Air
Forbidden Spell: Phosphoros the Morning Star
Hellion: The Fallen One
Taboo Sigil: Sin of Pride

"Any peace without freedom is a synonym for tyranny."

Lucy is the Hell Queen of the Sin of Pride, and is responsible as head of government and head of state, as well as representing Hell abroad. Lucy is reserved and aloof, but her intelligence and charm have proven many times to be invaluable to maintaining the delicate system that Hell runs on. She is a strong proponent of civil rights, and has worked hard to ensure Hell has some of the happiest and most free citizens throughout the many worlds. This work is quite taxing on Lucy, however.

Lucy's hard work has gotten her recognition however, and she's been a popular candidate over the past few centuries, resulting in a number of reelections. Her popularity has resulted in some unwanted fame, however, as the people demand to know more about Lucy's personal life, which she prefers to keep separate. Little is actually known about her outside of her service as an elected representative of Hell, save that she is a powerful demon, like the other queens of Hell.

FOR: Civil Rights, Democracy, LGBT+, Individualism, Environmentalism, Education, Secularism, Scientific Progress, Social Progress, LinkMarxist-style Automated Post-scarcity, Internationalism, Responsible Rule
AGAINST: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Collectivism, Nationalism, Theocracy, State Religion, Market Capitalism, Anarcho-Capitalism, Mind Control, Corruption

Sadie Ann
Hell Queen of the Sin of Wrath

Favored Spells:
Demoniac: Paradise Lost
Devilry: Ninth Circle
Devil Sigil: The Kingdom Dolorous
Fury Sigil: Sin of Wrath
Hellion: The Adversary

"With anger comes clarity and understanding of injustice, the great enemy."

Sadie is the Hell Queen of the Sin of Wrath, and is responsible for maintaining both Hell's energy demands as well as Hell's justice, law enforcement, and defenses. Sadie's department is responsible for judging the souls of the dead when they arrive in Hell, and dealing with them accordingly. Those judged positively are allowed to continue on as full citizens of Hell; those judged poorly are incinerated to provide power for Hell, and those judged severely are subjected to punishment directly decided by Sadie. Such judgements bring up each individual's full life story, from birth to death. Sadie has stated many times "I wish people would be better to each other. It isn't as if I enjoy my job. As long as they aren't, however... Hell will have plenty of power. We have a surplus of power, actually. We actually have to slow down the incinerations, to prevent power surges. Maybe one day, we won't need such machines, and will be able to gather power from somewhere else. But that is not today."

Noticing the rise of dictatorships, Sadie has petitioned for increased military spending to protect Hell's interests and people both domestically and abroad. She has also petitioned for better treatment of veterans returning home, stating "These people are coming home broken. They have given much in service to Hell, we must too give back to them."

FOR: Civil Rights, Democracy, LGBT+, Justice, Militarism, Veterans Rights, Abolitionism, Internationalism, Peace, Sustainable Economy
AGAINST: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Theocracy, State Religion, Market Capitalism, Anarcho-Capitalism, Mind Control, Corruption, Criminal Negligence

Levi Athens
Hell Queen of the Sin of Envy

Favored Spells:
Charnel: Shipwrecked Survivor
Dark Sigil: Primeval
Demoniac: Hellmouth
Hatred Sigil: Sin of Envy
Hidden Sigil: The Mighty Serpent Lurks

"Why do you trust in capitalism? The rich become richer and the poor are preyed upon. It is little different from feudalism."

Levi is the Hell Queen of the Sin of Envy, and is responsible for much of the day-to-day bureaucracy regarding management of souls approved for citizenship. Levi is a more outspoken individual, supporting increased luxuries for the common people and increased quality of life. To that end, she has worked with Lucy to ensure this was done. Levi has run against Lucy for the position of Queen of the Sin of Pride in the past, and lost, but there is little ill will between them.

Much actually is known about Levi's personal life, as she happily answers any interviews regarding both politics and her life outside of politics. When she's not managing the bureaucratic systems of Hell, she's fond of Hell's vibrant night life, and is a fan of old Earth cinema.

FOR: Civil Rights, Democracy, LGBT+, Individualism, Secularism, Scientific Progress, Social Progress, LinkMarxist-style Automated Post-scarcity, Luxuries, Increased Quality of Life
AGAINST: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Collectivism, Theocracy, State Religion, Market Capitalism, Anarcho-Capitalism, Mind Control, Corruption, Poverty, High Wealth Gaps

May Mon
Hell Queen of the Sin of Greed

Favored Spells:
Castle Sigil: Sinking Chateau of Fortune
Dark Sigil: Sin of Greed
Devilry: That In Which One Trusts
Hellion: Wolf's Howl
Taboo Sigil: Covetous One In Shrouds

"All deserve prosperity."

May is the Hell Queen of the Sin of Greed, and is responsible for ensuring the Linkpost-scarcity economy continues running properly. Most of this requires little input, as Hell's factories are fully automated, with AI oversight. May works with these AIs to ensure quotas are met. May is a supporter of equal rights for AI, and is one of the main people responsible for the legal recognition of AIs as people.

May can frequently be seen hanging out with Levi, as there is a good deal of overlap in their jobs, but May has also been seen with Levi while not working. Many believe May might be "a good influence for Levi", as she is often seen as being the more professional of the two.

FOR: Civil Rights, Democracy, LGBT+, Individualism, Environmentalism, Education, Secularism, Scientific Progress, Social Progress, LinkMarxist-style Automated Post-scarcity, AI Rights, Sustainable Economy
AGAINST: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Collectivism, Nationalism, Theocracy, State Religion, Market Capitalism, Anarcho-Capitalism, Mind Control, Corruption, Poverty, High Wealth Gaps

Bella Zebub
Hell Queen of the Sin of Gluttony

Favored Spells:
Arcane Sigil: Blessed City of Ekron
Demoniac: The High Lord Beckons
Devilry: Into What Pit Thou Seest
Devilry: Lord of Flies
Hunger Sigil: Sin of Gluttony

"We should all try to find enjoyment in life."

Bella is the Hell Queen of the Sin of Gluttony, and is responsible for Hell's food production, often working alongside May to achieve this. Bella has gone to great lengths to ensure Hell can accommodate all of Earth's differing cuisines, believing that would a good measure towards Hell's culture, as well as keeping the citizens of Hell pleased. Bella has gone on record as saying "People should do what they can to enjoy life", and "Food is certainly something the humans got right."

When not working as Hell Queen of the Sin of Gluttony, Bella hosts her own cooking show, Cooking with a Devil, in which Bella shares her love of Earth cuisine and teaches others how to make food from all over the planet, as well as teaching a little bit about the cultures where that food came from. Bella is also known for throwing lavish parties and feasts at every opportunity.

FOR: Civil Rights, Democracy, LGBT+, Secularism, Social Progress, LinkMarxist-style Automated Post-scarcity, Internationalism, Responsible Rule, Sustainable Economy, Preservation of Culture, Increased Quality of Life
AGAINST: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Nationalism, Theocracy, State Religion, Anarcho-Capitalism, Mind Control, Corruption, Annihilation of Culture

Belle Faegor
Queen of the Sin of Sloth

Favored Spells:
Demoniac: Hell's Ambassador to France
Devilry: Lord of the Gap
Devil Sigil: Il Demonio Che Prese Moglie
Hidden Sigil: 1000000000000066600000000000001
Hidden Sigil: Sin of Sloth

"Knowledge separates us from mere beasts, relying purely on instinct."

Belle is the Hell Queen of the Sin of Sloth, and is responsible for Hell's sciences and education. She has worked to promote a love of learning in Hell's citizens. Belle has pushed for a movement to ensure everyone has access to books, and has also subsidized various inventors. Belle has stated "A healthy intelligentsiya is necessary for a stable, prosperous, and long-lived nation. A nation without knowledge is ignorant, and doomed."

In her personal life, Belle is a painter, author, and practices yoga with her three Killakee cats.

FOR: Civil Rights, Democracy, LGBT+, Individualism, Free Education, Secularism, Scientific Progress, Social Progress, Internationalism, Sustainable Economy, Intellligentsiya
AGAINST: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Collectivism, Nationalism, Theocracy, State Religion, Market Capitalism, Anarcho-Capitalism, Mind Control, Corruption

Ashe Modias
Queen of the Sin of Lust

Favored Spells:
Arcane Sigil: Eleven Angles
Devilry: Aeshma Daeva
Fury Sigil: One of the Bloody Mace
Hidden Sigil: Muse of the Night
Illusion Sigil: Sin of Lust

"If you love someone... tell them."

Ashe is the Hell Queen of the Sin of Lust, and is responsible for Hell's census data and public relations. This job puts her close to a lot of people, leaving Ashe somewhat flustered as she is rather shy and easily embarrassed. Still, her kindness and love for people have endeared her to many. Ashe has famously stood up in a meeting between the Hell Queens and Parliament to discuss how Hell should move forward, in order to protect the interests of Hell's citizens. She has later gone on to say that "That was very difficult... but it needed to be done..." She was reelected last century with overwhelming popularity.

Ashe is very quiet in her private life. Little is known, on account of her introverted nature.

FOR: Civil Rights, Democracy, LGBT+, Individualism, Secularism, Scientific Progress, Social Progress, Responsible Rule
AGAINST: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Collectivism, Nationalism, Theocracy, State Religion, Market Capitalism, Anarcho-Capitalism, Mind Control, Corruption

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