"You wanna take this up with Eternal Affairs?"
― Mildred Proctor (R.I.P.D.)

The power to hold dominion in the Afterlife. Variation of Personal Domain.

Also Called

  • Afterlife Dominion/Sovereignty/Supremacy


The user has authority and duty in the Afterlife, a place where the souls of the all recently departed go. Exact conditions of the dead vary depending of the pantheon, but every soul arrives there, and while some may face punishment, others may be rewarded.

User is able to command the dead, and have powers related to life, and death, souls in general as well as power to bind and restrict (dead are expected to stay there after all). Some may have duties and powers related to Death and bringing the souls where they belong.




Known Users


  • God/Yaweh/Jehovah/Allah (Abrahamic Religions); Heaven
  • Samael/Lucifer/Satan/Iblis (Abrahamic Religions); Hell
  • Jesus Christ (Christianity); Heaven
  • Michael the Archangel (Christianity); Heaven
  • Metatron (Judaism); Heaven
  • Hades/Pluto (Greco-Roman Mythology); Greco-Roman Underworld
  • Tartarus (Greco-Roman Mythology); Tartarus
  • Odin (Norse Mythology); Valhalla
  • Freya (Norse Mythology); Fólkvangr
  • Hel (Norse Mythology); Helheim
  • Osiris (Egyptian Mythology); Egyptian Underworld
  • Susanoo (Shinto Mythology); Neno-Katasu-Kuni
  • Baron Samedi (Vodou Mythology); Voodoo Afterlife
  • Angra Mainyu (Zoroastrianism); Duzakh

Live Movies

  • Davy Jones (Pirates of the Caribbean franchise); Davey Jones' Locker
  • Eternal Affairs (R.I.P.D)

Live Television

  • Papa Legba (American Horror Story: Coven); Several Hells
  • Missy (Doctor Who); The Nethersphere
  • Hades (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys); Greco-Roman Underworld
  • Ruler of Heaven (Supernatural)
    • God
    • Michael
    • Raphael
    • Castiel
    • Metatron
    • Hannah
    • Naomi
  • Ruler of Hell (Supernatural)
    • Lucifer
    • Azazel
    • Crowley
    • Lilith
    • Abaddon
    • Asmodeus
  • Hades (Once Upon a Time); Underworld
  • King Arthur (Once Upon a Time); Underworld


  • Death (Adventure Time); Land of the Dead
  • Hunson Abadeer (Adventure Time); Nightosphere
  • La Muerte (The Book of Life); Land of the Remembered
  • Xibalba (The Book of Life); Land of the Forgotten
  • Ms. Slither (The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy); Detention Dimension
  • Hades (Hercules); Greco-Roman Underworld
  • Lord Garmadon (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu)


  • Lucifer Morningstar (DC Comics/Vertigo); Hell
  • The Presence (DC Comics/Vertigo); Heaven
  • Izanami (DC Comics/Vertigo); House of Windowless Rooms
  • Odin All-Father (Marvel Comics); Valhalla
  • Hela (Marvel Comics); Helheim
  • Mephisto (Marvel Comics); Hell
  • Devils (Fables); Various different Hells
  • Hel (Fables); Hel
  • Hel (Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose); Hel

Video Games

  • Jubileus, the Creator (Bayonetta); Paradiso
  • Queen Sheba (Bayonetta); Inferno
  • King Minos (Dante's Inferno); Limbo
  • Lucifer (Dante's Inferno); Hell
  • Lord of Bones (Darksiders 2); Kingdom of the Dead
  • Hades (God of War); Greek Underworld
  • Medusa (Kid Icarus); Underworld
  • Hades (Kid Icarus Uprising); Underworld
  • Michael (Valkyrie Crusade); Heaven
  • Hades (Valkyrie Crusade); Underworld
  • Lucifer (Valkyrie Crusade); Hell



  • Hades (Camp Half-Blood Chronicles)
  • The Devil (Channel Awesome); Hell
  • Roger (Channel Awesome); Angel's Purgatory
  • The Archangel (The Fear Mythos); Bliss


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