Cthulhu- you’ve got something on your chin. Right there… Oh. Woops. Never mind.George Hrab
Kneel Before Your Master by Simon Butler
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Cthulhu Waits by Ratigan
Call of Snoophulhu by Anna-Maria Jung
It’s the Great Old Ones, Charlie Brown!
“Cthulhu has a reputation on the internet for being a pretty terrifying monster. I can only assume most people haven’t read The Call of Cthulhu wherein you find out that he mostly just lurks under the sea making people worried about whether they flossed or forcing them to have a bad dream where they show up naked to class. That is some bush-league villainy if you ask me.
H.P. Lovecraft had a seemingly inexhaustible supply of monstrous fiends clawing their way out of his imagination but only Cthulhu has stood the test of time. For whatever reason, this be-tentacled creature from the dark depths of the ocean has managed to capture the world’s attention, particularly on the internet.
It is Cthulhu’s ability to tap into the minds of humans and warp their perceptions with whispered suggestions that is his scariest aspect. Cthulhu is, in many ways, insanity and chaos itself and that’s what serves to make him so interesting.
As long as insanity and chaos remain relevant topics, the Cthulhu stories will likely hold on as powerful cult classics (pun intended). Despite the flaws of the writing and the writer himself, the concepts are powerful and deserve the attention they receive.
Although I’m pretty sure Cthulhu probably would not enjoy knowing about the memes that have been made about him…
…Or the stuffed toys.
It would probably be a waking nightmare for him to know about the stuffed toys”
HP Lovecraft Historical Society - Unholy Night
Unholy night, of darkness never ended! It is the night when the Old Ones arise. Old legends tell, though few have comprehended, that waking will speed man's demise. For countless years they ruled the world around us, and when they're back they'll rule the world again Fall to your knees! Oh see the heavens crumble! Oh endless night, oh night the Old Ones rise. Long have they lain in slumber darkly dreaming And whisp'ring secrets to man from the grave. We hear their call to patient evil scheming And gladly answer that call as their slave. The stars will turn in bright array above us, And when they're right we'll call upon our gods! Fall to your knees! Oh hear the heavens rumble! Oh endless night, oh night the Old Ones rise. Oh holy shit! At last Cthulhu's rising Out of that huge non-Euclidean door! I must admit, it's really quite surprising And I've never been terrified more! Now madness strikes, mere words cannot describe him. This eldritch god, this titan spawn of stars! Fall to your knees! A mountain walked or stumbled! Oh endless night, oh night the Old Ones rise.
Consider this a warning
My first Christmas post, happy whatever you celebrate!