So That's Why Doom's Hell Has So Many Candles

Everybody has questions. What's our purpose? Will we ever achieve true peace? Why it it fucking impossible to plug in a USB cable correctly on the first try? Me, though, I have just one: Why, in Doom (2016), were there so dang many artfully arranged candles in Hell?

A new video by Harry101UK posits a theory: The candle demon. While everybody else is getting their guts fashioned into sweet metal guitar strings by Doom Guy, candle demon frolics through burning eternity and makes everything look real nice:

I bet the candles are scented, too — but not, like, in a way that's obnoxiously perfumey or invasive. Candle demon is too good and pure for this world.

I guess that's why he's in Hell.


    Wasn't nearly as cool as the article made it sound like.

    eh? the candles always made sense to me. Nothing about Hell is necessarily natural and symbolism is one of the key elements to our understanding of the man-made concept. The sins of man alone should have been enough to elegantly place those candles in their rightful places.

    Last edited 25/01/17 1:07 pm

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