Originally Posted by noisereductions
break it down?
From Wikipedia - "The eponymous Riddle Box is a jack-in-the-box
that decides whether one's soul is sent to Shangri-La
or Hell's Pit
in the afterlife."
When you die, you must turn the Riddlebox's crank. Depending on the sort of life you've led, either something good, or wretched will come out - determining whether you go to Heaven or Hell.
It's pretty much the tale of St. Peter at the gates, except a lot fresher.