funeral of family friend Virgil, Nev discovers his true relationship to
the corpse in the coffin, thanks to a heartless remark by his drunken
mother Sharon. Virgil was Nev’s own father, the father he'd never
known, and now it was too late to call him Dad.
Worse still, Virgil committed suicide, and as Nev
knows from his computer game 'Dante's Inferno', the fate of every
suicide is to turn into a tree, for all eternity.
Forty eight hours later, Nev too has shuffled off
this mortal coil, mashed to a pulp by girlfriend Gracie's murderous
brothers, Rick and Frank. For Nev, the race is on to claim his father
before Suicide Orchard does.
But fate - and it's creepy lieutenant, Welsh
undertaker Dai the Death - seeks to delay him and throws many obstacles
in his path: Charon the Ferrywoman, the Lost Soul Singers, death metal
duo Cerberus The Dog and a bloated Elvis.
Will Nev reach Virgil in time? Will he get past
Cerberus? Will he ever hold Gracie again? No one said the afterlife was
easy. It's Hell. And for young Nev, Hell bears a striking resemblance to
‘Dante’s Inferno’, the computer game he was playing just before he