So we're gonna pick it right up from here & we're gonna go for the jugular vein on this one a bit. Tim Brannan reads this blog & I know this is going to step on some toes here. Recently I got asked why I wasn't using Dragon issue 91 with Ed Greenwood's Nine Hells Revisited. The short answer is that as a DM I really don't want to. Shocking I know because of the fact that many of my players are also fellow dungeon masters. And they read Tim's The Otherside Blog. They also know that I read it as well.
“Into the eternal darkness, into fire and into ice. ”
permission.So as a DM I've got to mix things up with my version of Adventurer, Conqueror, King's Hell. And this goes back to something everyone seems to forget about Dragon magazine. That ninety percent of the articles were optional as supplemental material for your game campaign.
There are in point of fact demons & devils within this version of Hell that are not present in the 'official 'versions of Hell. Within this version the Abyss is the back stage of Hell if you will