The Hellbound Web
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Under the Knife
Encyclopædia 0.1

 Characters 

Abberline, Detective Inspector Frederick
Scotland Yard policeman on the Jack the Ripper case. He thought he had Jack cornered at 13 Miller's Court, but found only Mary Kelly's corpse.
Bright Eyes
Cenobite summoned by the Heart of Damnation. The sister of The Voice. Her mouth is sealed shut with large staples and she is dressed in a black leather suit. She accompanied Saucy Jack, The Voice, Butterball and The Engineer to Earth.
Butterball
Cenobite summoned by the Heart of Damnation. He is obese with a bloated, mutilated head. He accompanied Saucy Jack, The Voice, Bright Eyes and The Engineer to Earth.
Caine
Scotland Yard policeman who worked with Inspector Abberline on the Jack the Ripper case.
Chicago Ripper
See Martinac, Dr. Glenda
Doc
The doctor assigned to do the coroner's report on Glenda and Hank. The police lieutenant told him about the strange facts associated with the case.
The Engineer
Summoned by the Heart of Damnation. It is a large, lizard-like demon with yellow, cat-like eyes and a large mouth full of jagged teeth. It holds itself to the walls of Hell by it's back legs. It accompanied Saucy Jack, The Voice, Bright Eyes and Butterball to Earth.
Jack the Ripper / Saucy Jack
Also: Saucy Jack
Cenobite summoned by the Heart of Damnation. A serial killer who liked to mutilate prostitutes. The reason for his murders was that he was searching for the Heart of Damnation. He discovered it in the form of the heart of Mary Kelly, his last victim. He also sent out letters to encourage newspaper articles to be written about him. He burnt one from "The Penny Illustrated" to open the gateway to Hell where he was remade as the cenobite Saucy Jack. As a Cenobite he is dressed in black leather and a short cape. He also has mechanical hands with various knives for fingers. He wanted to take Glenda to Hell but Hank stabbed the Heart of Damnation with a knife. Angered, Saucy Jack killed them both.
Kelly, Mary
Jack the Ripper's final victim. She was 25 years old and three months pregnant at the time of her death. She lived at 13 Miller's Court, right off of Dorset Street. After mutilating her, Jack ripped out her heart and discovered it was the Heart of Damnation. A picture of her corpse was included in the Scotland Yard file.
Lieutenant
Policeman who investigated Hank and Glenda's murder scene. He explained to Doc about the unusual facts associated with the murder. He knew Hank and thought "he should have been a cop." When he saw "-30-" written in blood he hoped Hank was right that it was all over.
Lloyd, Rebecca
The third victim of the Chicago Ripper. She was 22 and died of multiple stab wounds.
Martinac, Dr. Glenda
Also: Chicago Ripper, Southside Ripper, Glenda Martinez
A professor of sociology at Oxford. She wrote her thesis on Jack the Ripper. She killed 3 people in imitation of Jack the Ripper, including Rebecca. She talked to Hank so that he'd publish a story about her deeds in the paper. While in a hotel room with Hank, she stabbed him and solved the Heart of Damnation. She burned a newspaper with his story about her in it, in order to solve the puzzle. This summoned the Cenobites. They were about to take her to Hell when Hank stabbed the Heart of Damnation. This enraged Saucy Jack and he killed them both.
Martinez, Glenda
See Martinac, Dr. Glenda
Reporter
She told Simon that she thought Hank was "a burned-out reporter" and that he couldn't handle the Chicago Ripper story.
Saucy Jack
See Jack the Ripper / Saucy Jack
Simon
Hank's boss at the Chicago Times-Journal. He got Scotland Yard's Jack the Ripper file for Hank to use in his story. After Hank printed his front page story, he told Hank not to pressure the police into catching the killer so they could boost their circulation.
Southside Ripper
See Martinac, Dr. Glenda
The Voice
Cenobite summoned by the Heart of Damnation. The sister of Bright Eyes. She has chains going into her empty eye sockets and is dressed in a black leather suit. She accompanied Saucy Jack, The Voice, Butterball and The Engineer to Earth.
Windell, Hank
A newspaper reporter at the Chicago Times-Journal. His wife died in 1990, but he always gets to the "-30-" of the story he's on. He located Glenda on "Hell" Street and talked to her about Rebecca's murder. He turned it into a front page story "Atrocity of the Southside Ripper -- Revealed." While at a hotel with Glenda, he was stabbed by her. She solved the Heart of Damnation and summoned the Cenobites. Hank stabbed the Heart of Damnation with a knife. Saucy Jack killed Hank and Glenda for doing this. Before dying, Hank managed to write "-30-" on the floor in his own blood.

 Locations 

13 Miller's Court, London
Mary Kelly's small apartment. Where Jack killed her and entered Hell. It was at the end of Dorset Street.

Dorset Street, London
The nearest street to Miller's Cross. It stank of "poverty and despair".
"Hell" Street, Chicago
A bad area of Chicago which cabbies and police tried to stay away from. Rebecca and Glenda lived at 1821.
Hotel Room
After Hank's front page story came out, he got a hotel room with Glenda. She stabbed him here, and solved the Heart of Damnation. The Cenobites arrived and killed both of them. Hank wrote "-30-" on the floor in his own blood here.
London, England
The location of Dorset Street and Miller's Court.
Morgue, Chicago
Hank went here during his investigation.
Nan's Diner
Where Hank and Glenda discussed Rebecca's murder.
Newsroom
Where Hank works. He was given the file on Jack the Ripper here and was told to work on the story by Simon.

 Things 

-30-
The end. Hank always gets to the "-30-" of his stories. Before his death he managed to write "-30-" on the floor in his own blood.

Chicago Sun Tribune-Journal
Also: Chicago Times-Journal
The news paper Hank worked for.
Chicago Times-Journal
See Chicago Sun Tribune-Journal
File, Scotland Yard's
Labeled "Key Documents File Det Inspector Abberline Scotland Yard," it contained information on Jack the Ripper. Inside were newspaper clippings, Jack's letters and photographs of victims including Mary Kelly. Simon gave this to Hank to help in his investigation of the Chicago Ripper.
Heart of Damnation
A puzzle that, once opened, summoned the Cenobites. To solve it Hell's words must be burnt. Jack found it as Mary Kell's heart and burnt an article on him to open it. It had become a cube by the time Glenda solved it using Hank's front page story on her murders. Hank stabbed it with Glenda's knife.
Hell's Words
Burning Hell's words was the key to solving the Herat of Damnation. For Glenda they were Hank's story about her and for Jack they were an article from "The Penny Illustrated".
Knife, Dr Glenda Martinac's
Glenda used this to stab Hank before solving the Heart of Damnation. When the Cenobites arrived Hank removed the knife from his chest and used it to stab the puzzle angering Saucy Jack.
Knife, Jack the Ripper's
Jack the Ripper's weapon of choice.
Letter, Jack the Ripper's
A letter Jack sent to the Central News Agency on 25 Sep 1888. They later published it in a newspaper to see if anyone could identify the writing. It was included in Scotland Yard's file.
The Penny Illustrated
The front page article "Bloody Murder" was about Jack the Ripper. Jack burnt it in order to open the Heart of Damnation.
Photograph, Mary Kelly
A photograph of Mary Kelly after she was murdered. It was kept in Scotland Yard's file on Jack the Ripper. Hank showed it to Glenda and asked if Rebecca looked the same.

 Timeline 

1888 Sept 25 Jack the Ripper writes his letter.
1888 Nov 9

Jack the Ripper kills Mary Kelly and find the Heart of Damnation. Jack is taken to Hell.

1991 (day 1)

The Chicago Ripper kills Rebecca Lloyd.

1991 (day 2) 2:25pm: Simon tells Hank to write a story on the Chicago Ripper.
Hank and Glenda talk about Rebecaa.
1991 (day 3)

Hanks story is published on the front page. Glenda solves the Heart of Damnation and summons the Cenobites. Hanks stabs the puzzle and angers Saucy Jack. The Cenobites leave after killing Hank and Glenda. The police investigate the murder scene.

 References 

Clive Barker's Hellraiser, Book 7: "Under the Knife" by Ron Wolfe, Bill Rheinhold, L. Lessman & Willie Schubert


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