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* TheHunter: Is this for the Cthulhu Mythos. He focuses initially on the Chthonians then moves to the Great Old Ones themselves.

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* TheHunter: HunterOfMonsters: Is this for the Cthulhu Mythos. He focuses initially on the Chthonians then moves to the Great Old Ones themselves.


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* NighInvulnerability: Shuddee M'ell can take on a nuclear explosion and live, as well as able to bore through Earth's crust and survive in the planet's mantle.

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* NighInvulnerability: Shuddee Shudde M'ell can take on a nuclear explosion and live, as well as able to bore through Earth's crust and survive in the planet's mantle.

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[[folder: Shuddee M'ell]]
->'''Debut:''' ''The Burrowers Beneath'', Brian Lumley

Leader of the ''Chthonians'': worm-like monsters with a squid-like head. Shudde appears like a larger form of a Chthonian, and possibly the progenitor of the species.
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* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: While the Wilmarth Foundation managed to wipe out many Chthonians, they lost a lot of people and resources. Also occurred when they tried nuking Shudde M'ell himself, and failed.]]
* EyelessFace: Chthonians in general have no eyes.
* NighInvulnerability: Shuddee M'ell can take on a nuclear explosion and live, as well as able to bore through Earth's crust and survive in the planet's mantle.
* MadeOfIron: Cthonians are able to resist great pressures and temperatures.
* MamaBear / PapaWolf: Generally, itís a bad idea to mess around with Chthonian eggs.
* MentalFusion: Groups of Cthonians can combine their psychic powers to overcome any protection.
* PsychicLink: All Chthonians are linked to each other, allowing to know exactly what other one knows.
* {{Sandworm}}: Chthonian physical appearance suggests this, but they're more like the Horta from ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''. They can easily burrow through rocks, and can resist high pressure and heat. Although, the Cthonians and Sandworms do share the same...
** WeaksauceWeakness: Chthonians don't take well to exposure to, of all things, ''water''. Which helps explain why they usually tend to stay safely miles underground rather than visit Earth's mostly water-covered surface, of course.
* {{Telepathy}}: The worms can influence a person's thoughts and emotions, causing them to make mistakes or force them to stay in one location.
* TomeOfEldritchLore: The G'harne Fragments, which tell of the history of the titular Cthonian city.
* TunnelKing: Chthonians excel at this.
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* {{Pacifist}}: The Elder Gods refuse to harm their brethen, even though they give other races methods to do so.



* TruePacifist: The Elder Gods refuse to harm their brethen, even though they give other races methods to do so.



The least of the Great Old Ones and a powerful air elemental who rules his own planet.
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* AGodAmI: Forces the people of Borea to worship him as a god.
* Archenemy: Is this to Armandra and Hank Siberhutte.
* BigBad: The villain of both ''Spawn of the Winds'' and ''The Moons of Borea''.
* EvilOverlord: Ithaqua rules over Borea as its God-King with only the Plateau being free.
* GildedCage: His prison by the Elder Gods amounts to his own planet to rule, full of human worshipers.
* ILoveYouVampireSon: Wants Armandra to join him as his ally since he suffers terminal loneliness.
* PhysicalGod: Is as close to this as exists in the Lumleyverse.
* WeaknessWeakness: Anything other than subarctic temperature bars him from movement.
* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: A relic of Lovecraft's writing is Ithaqua prefers Caucasian human females to mate with.

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The least of the Great Old Ones and a powerful air elemental who rules his own planet.
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* AGodAmI: Forces the people of Borea to worship him as a god.
* Archenemy: Is this to Armandra and Hank Siberhutte.
* BigBad: The villain of both ''Spawn of the Winds'' and ''The Moons of Borea''.
* EvilOverlord: Ithaqua rules over Borea as its God-King with only the Plateau being free.
* GildedCage: His prison by the Elder Gods amounts to his own planet to rule, full of human worshipers.
* ILoveYouVampireSon: Wants Armandra to join him as his ally since he suffers terminal loneliness.
* PhysicalGod: Is as close to this as exists in the Lumleyverse.
* WeaknessWeakness: Anything other than subarctic temperature bars him from movement.
* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: A relic of Lovecraft's writing is Ithaqua prefers Caucasian human females to mate with.
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* DidWeJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu: Well, with his brother.
* EyeBeam: TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu sorcebook ''Malleus Monstrorum'' claim it's his main attack.


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* ItsPersonal: Bears a special grudge against the Great Old Ones, since they killed his mate and offspring.
* PaletteSwap: Except for the [[SupernaturalGoldEyes eyes]], there's no physical difference between Kthanid or Cthulhu.


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[[folder: Ithaqua]]
The least of the Great Old Ones and a powerful air elemental who rules his own planet.

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!! Cthulhu Cycle Deities

Elder Gods

[[folder: Ithaqua]]
Kthanid]]
The least ruler of the Great Old Ones Elder Gods and a their wisest, most powerful air elemental who rules his own planet.member. He is literally Cthulhu's brother and as benevolent as the R'lyehian overlord is evil.


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* AmbiguousSituation: It's never entirely clear if Kthanid and Cthulhu are actually brothers or just the same person at different points in time.
* BigGood: Is the biggest in the Multiverse.
* BenevolentPrecursors: Bound the Cthulhu Mythos Deities in their prison and provided humanity with their protections against them.
* GodGuise: Is worshiped across the universe despite being just a [[SufficientlyAdvancedAliens Sufficiently Advanced Aliens]].
* EldritchAbomination: One of the few good examples in fiction.
* UglyCute: See WhatMeasureIsANonCute. Amusingly, because he resembles Cthulhu.
* SufficientlyAdvancedAliens: Is a member of this alongside the other Elder Gods.
* ThanatosGambit: [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation If you believe Cthulhu and he are the same being.]]
* TruePacifist: The Elder Gods refuse to harm their brethen, even though they give other races methods to do so.
* WhatMeasureIsANonCute: Despite looking exactly like his brother aside from eyes, Titus finds him curiously adorable.
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!! Cthulhu Cycle Deities

[[folder: Ithaqua]]
The least of the Great Old Ones and a powerful air elemental who rules his own planet.
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[[folder: Ithaqua]]
The least of the Great Old Ones and a powerful air elemental who rules his own planet.
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* AGodAmI: Forces the people of Borea to worship him as a god.
* Archenemy: Is this to Armandra and Hank Siberhutte.
* BigBad: The villain of both ''Spawn of the Winds'' and ''The Moons of Borea''.
* EvilOverlord: Ithaqua rules over Borea as its God-King with only the Plateau being free.
* GildedCage: His prison by the Elder Gods amounts to his own planet to rule, full of human worshipers.
* ILoveYouVampireSon: Wants Armandra to join him as his ally since he suffers terminal loneliness.
* PhysicalGod: Is as close to this as exists in the Lumleyverse.
* WeaknessWeakness: Anything other than subarctic temperature bars him from movement.
* WhereDaWhiteWomenAt: A relic of Lovecraft's writing is Ithaqua prefers Caucasian human females to mate with.
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* {{Revenge}}: His motivation for going after Ithaqua. The Great Old One killed his brother after driving him insane.

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* {{Revenge}}: His motivation for going after Ithaqua. The Great Old One killed his brother cousin after driving him insane.

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* AscendedExtra: Was mentioned in ''The Burrowers Beneath'' as a important member of the Wilmarth Foundation.


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* {{Revenge}}: His motivation for going after Ithaqua. The Great Old One killed his brother after driving him insane.


* ContrastingSequelProtagonist: Hank is significantly less bookish and more two-fisted than Henri and Titus.

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* ContrastingSequelProtagonist: ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: Hank is significantly less bookish and more two-fisted than Henri and Titus.

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[[folder: Hank Siberhutte]]

A Texan psychic who works for the Wilmarth Foundation. He is eventually stranded on the planet Borea where he decides to become leader of the local LaResistance.
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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Hank's rank among the Plateau peope is based on his ability to defeat Ithaqua's people.
* BadassInCharge: He eventually rises to become the warlord of the Plateau people.
* ContrastingSequelProtagonist: Hank is significantly less bookish and more two-fisted than Henri and Titus.
* {{Expy}}: One for John Carter, Warlord of Mars. A Southerner who journeys to an alien planet where becomes leader.
* IChooseToStay: He chooses to stay on Borea in ordert o be with Armandra.
* PsychicPowers: Which he uses to connect with the locals.
* {{Tsundere}}: Is actually a male example fo this with Armandra. He doesn't want to seem too eager or uninterested.
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* AdventureArchaelogist: A DownplayedTrope example since he primarily works through books and antiques.

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* AdventureArchaelogist: AdventurerArchaeologist: A DownplayedTrope example since he primarily works through books and antiques.



* CrazyPrepared: Titus Crow once regularly downed a magic potion, cast daily spells, and lived on a houseboat to avoid the Chthornians.
[[TheExtremistWasRight This proved insufficient.]]

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* CrazyPrepared: Titus Crow once regularly downed a magic potion, cast daily spells, and lived on a houseboat to avoid the Chthornians. \n [[TheExtremistWasRight This proved insufficient.]]



* GentlemanAndScholar: A genius scholar of the occult as well as an English gentleman.

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* GentlemanAndScholar: GentlemanAndAScholar: A genius scholar of the occult as well as an English gentleman.


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* InsufferableGenius: A DownplayedTrope example as he is very intelligent and slightly condesceding but tries not to.


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* NonIdleRich: Titus Crow has no visible means of income.


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[[folder: Henri Laurent de Marigny]]

The son of Étienne-Laurent de Marigny, the New Orleans mystic and TheWatson to Titus Crow until he TookALevelInBadass to become the series main protagonist.
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* BadassCape: Has one which grants him the power to fly.
* GentlemanAndAScholar: Like Titus Crow himself, Henri is a devotee of the occult and antiques.
* InTheBlood: His father was a notable mistake and sorcerer before him.
* NonIdleRich: Henri is rich enough to purchase antiques and adventure around the world even before he becomes a space explorer.
* TheLancer: To Titus Crow.
* LegacyHero: Becomes one to Titus Crow, taking up the fight after he moves to Elysia.
* LoveAtFirstSight: With Moreen.
* PsychicPowers: To a lesser extent than Titus Crow but still formidable.
* SupportingProtagonist: Only in ''The Burrowers Beneath'' as he becomes the primary one in ''The Clock of Dreams.''
* TookALevelInBadass: Becomes a time and space wandering hero even the Great Old Ones are afraid of.
* TheWatson: Serves this role in the beginning of the series, being little more than a sounding board for Titus Crow but gradually moves to become TheHero.
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* AdventureArchaelogist: A DownplayedTrope example since he primarily works through books and antiques.
* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: Eventually comes to live on Elysia where he stays with his wife Tianna.
** TheBusCameBack: [[spoiler: With Elysia's destruction, is now wandering around the universe with Henri.]]


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* BadassBookworm: Very much so since he goes on time and space adventures rivaling Captain Kirk and the Doctor.
* BadassLongcoat: As displayed on the original ''The Compleat Crow'' collection.


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* BunnyEarsLawyer: Compared to other Lovecraft protagonists as he reacts to the existence of the Mythos with fascination more than stunned terror.
* CrazyPrepared: Titus Crow once regularly downed a magic potion, cast daily spells, and lived on a houseboat to avoid the Chthornians.
[[TheExtremistWasRight This proved insufficient.]]


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* GentlemanAndScholar: A genius scholar of the occult as well as an English gentleman.


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* GreatDetective: Due to his status as an {{Expy}} of Sherlock Holmes. Especially notable in the short stories.
* HeroicWillpower: A quality which allows him to resist the CCD's influence better than most.


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* TheHunter: Is this for the Cthulhu Mythos. He focuses initially on the Chthonians then moves to the Great Old Ones themselves.
* InterspeciesRomance: With Tianna the HalfHumanHybrid child of Kthanid.


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* SeriousBusiness: Titus Crow regularly leaves the safety of his houseboat in ''The Burrowers Beneath'' for brandy and is almost always interested in it.

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* GentlemanWizard: Starts the book series as a combination of this and OccultDetective.

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[[folder: Titus Crow]]

The world's greatest OccultDetective and opponent of the Cthulhu Cycle Deities. He is the protagonist for the short stories and the first two books in the series.
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* AwesomenessByAnalysis: Is able to figure out the entirety of the Chthonians plot by analyzing newspapers and some Pulp fiction.
* BattleCouple: Forms one of these with Tianna the Girl Goddess.
* {{Cyborg}}: Becomes one of these after the Elder Gods rebuild his body.
* {{Expy}}: He is one for Sherlock Holmes and later the First Doctor.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Has this sort of relationship with Henri.
* OccultDetective: Was one of these before becoming a ScienceHero.
* OutgrownSuchSillySuperstitions: Ceases to believe in the occult after encountering the Elder Gods and believes only in SufficientlyAdvancedAliens.
* PalsWithJesus: His friendship with Kthanid is effectively this as he's the chief of the Elder Gods.
* PassingTheTorch: Does this with Henri and becomes TheMentor rather than TheHero.
* PsychicPowers: Is one of the world's most formidable psychics at the time of ''The Burrowers Beneath.'' He only gets stronger from there.
* ScienceHero: Albeit, his PsychicPowers and science strongly resemble magic.
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