Chthon Author:Piers Anthony It was new word for Hell. An escape-proof prison mine, where the worst criminals in the Universe were condemned to perpetual suffering in the ruby darkness. — Aton had committed the unpardonable crime. He was condemned to Chthon for loving the minionette, the sensuous wiren-spirit no man was allowed to possess...or even desire. — And to find ou... more »t who she was and why she was forbidden, Aton had to do what none before him had ever done.