"This is your only warning. Do not leave the line, do not give into temptation, once you leave the line you can never return and you will be lost for all time.” More
. “What destination?” she asked.
“I am taking you to the station, then you will travel to the city of Pinanos,” Anne stated.
“I’ve never heard of Pinanos,” Annette replied.
“It is not a city of Earth, it is a city that only exists here.”
“What are you saying? We’re no longer on the Earth?”
“You are in a land between the living and the dead. If you would have stayed in line, you would have been judged and either sent to a new place to live, or sent back to Earth to finish out your life. By leaving the line you are now trapped here in the middle with no escape,” Anne replied.
“But the old hag said we’d be waiting in the line a very long time.”
“Longer than you can imagine, it would have felt like forever,” Anne replied.
“What is this place called?” Annette asked.
“This land has no name, it’s where the dead come to be judged.”