Further resources and reading for Hellbound
These are suggested resources and reading for Hellbound carefully selected by the author, Tim Hawken
Paradise Lost is a classic poem by John Milton, which describes both Heaven and Hell. Much of the foundation set forth by Milton has been taken up as common wisdom about the afterlife.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is one of the greatest writers in all of literature. Hellbound draws parallels to Goethe's work Faust, and also takes the name of one of the main characters, Charlotte, from The Sorrows of Young Werther.
Many of the artist Gustave Dore's depictions of Hell have served as inspiration in portraying the underworld in the Hellbound Trilogy. Dore took inspiration from Dante's Divine Comedy
The Christian Bible
Dogma set out in the Christian Bible lays a foundation for the rules of the afterlife. This dogma has been sometimes taken up and sometimes twisted in the Hellbound Trilogy.