An afterlife institution where guests arrive when they have left life unexpectedly and more often in a hurried fashion. It is set up as a large lobby, the description explains the transition space between the world of the living and the afterlife. The individuals once encounters are from all walks of life and all know time periods of humankind. The staff of Howard Place are memorable,, and the guests tales are as with all afterlife institutions, they often experience a life review which enables them to determine their next path. Whether to return to life, or continue to another afterlife institution or the great beyond.