The afterlife is a place where the souls of the dead go after being reaped by their realm's Death. The afterlife that the deceased goes to depends on what the departed considers to be their home, with each world having its own afterlife.
The souls of Gielinorians go there after being reaped from their bodies by Harold Death, ferried over the River Noumenon by a boatman and guided through the Grim Underworld by Icthlarin, in that order. The Fremennik are an exception, having two different underworlds of their own.
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- ^ Mod Chaose. "Lore Q&A with Mods Osborne, Raven, Rowley, Stu, Ollie and Chaose." 12 February 2015. RuneScape Lore Forums. "[The Fremennik having both a spiritual realm and the Niflheim as afterlife] comes largely from Fremmennik folklore and simply not knowing. While they do indeed have two afterlifes, deep connections to their ancestors and the old culture take them to the afterlife of their home world. Niflheim is Gielinor's underworld, and isn't necessarily an equivalent of hell."
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