"Flesh. Bone. Bound together with the oddest magickal incantation. This wretched book is where it all began so long ago. Before time. Before humanity. I am Doctor Edward Roivas. I am a clinical psychologist. I am also dead. This is not my story, nor even the story of the Roivas family. It is the story of humanity"
— Edward Roivas, the opening narration.
"His undoing has been planned in intricate detail, those most loyal to him will be instrumental in his death. Nothing short of a miracle will keep him alive and there has not been one of those for a long time."
— Pious Augustus, to Chattur'gha.
"Eyes! Rot their eyes...! Their staring sees through your soul like looking through a window... And the lids... festooned with tiny, hook-like teeth... that gape and gnash... it doesn't make sense... no anatomy would form like that... but it has!! Was it natural? How could it be? Oh unholy beast, thou must be killed, lest you corrupt my world! Have at thee!! HAVE AT THEE...Ruhahahaha!"
—Maximillian Roivas, describing a Xel'lotath Horror.
"The tools of your puerile civilization are of no use against the Power of the Planes."
— The Greater Guardian Of Ulyaoth