The Question and Answer section for Divine Comedy-I: Inferno is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I think this is generally true.
Virgil explains they were hearing the laments of the morally neutral people, the "sorry souls of those who lived without disgrace and without praise," as well as the angels who sided neither with God nor with Satan in Satan's rebellion.
Virgil leads Dante up to the Gate of Hell. There they see a rather depressing sign, “ABANDON ALL HOPE, YOU WHO ENTER HERE.” Virgil does tell Dente that Charon really didn't want to ferry him, which is a good sign because Charon only transports...