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* ''VideoGame/StygianReignOfTheOldOnes''

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* HateSink: [[spoiler:Y'golonac]] is one of the few of his kind that can be regarded as truly evil, being a cosmic SerialRapist and SerialKiller that has absolutely no problems with defiling and murdering anyone he gets his hands on.


* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Inspector Legrasse]] in the 2005 silent film adaptation of ''[[LovecraftOnFilm The Call of Cthulhu]]''. [[spoiler:In the story, he not only lives, but some writers used in their own short stories.]]

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* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler:Inspector Legrasse]] in the 2005 silent film adaptation of ''[[LovecraftOnFilm The Call of Cthulhu]]''. [[spoiler:In the story, he not only lives, but some writers used him in their own short stories.]]

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* ''VideoGame/GibbousACthulhuAdventure''


** ''[[TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhuMasksOfNyarlathotep Masks of Nyarlathotep]]'' is a globe-trotting campaign beloved by millions of fans.

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** ''[[TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhuMasksOfNyarlathotep Masks of Nyarlathotep]]'' is a globe-trotting campaign beloved by of millions of fans.


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* ''TabletopGame/TrailOfCthulhu'' (basically a different-system emulation of ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu'')


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[[caption-width-right:166: ''In his house at R’lyeh dead [[SealedEvilInACan Cthulhu waits dreaming.]]'']]

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[[caption-width-right:166: ''In his house at R’lyeh R'lyeh dead [[SealedEvilInACan Cthulhu waits dreaming.]]'']]


* CivilizationDestroyer: One of the basic characteristics of the ''Cthulhu Mythos'' horrors is that most of the different {{Eldritch Abomination}}s would rapidly destroy human civilization if they ever awakened. The exceptions would simply want to [[ForTheEvulz toy with us]] first.

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* CivilizationDestroyer: One of the basic characteristics of the ''Cthulhu Mythos'' horrors is that most of the different {{Eldritch Abomination}}s would rapidly destroy human civilization if they ever awakened. The exceptions would simply want to [[ForTheEvulz toy with us]] first.first, or at least to mold gullible minds who would be foolish enough to awaken them.


* CivilizationDestroyer: One of the basic characteristics of the ''Literature/CthulhuMythos'' horrors is that most of the different [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]] would rapidly destroy human civilization if they ever awakened. The exceptions would simply want to [[ForTheEvulz toy with us]] first.

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* CivilizationDestroyer: One of the basic characteristics of the ''Literature/CthulhuMythos'' ''Cthulhu Mythos'' horrors is that most of the different [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]] {{Eldritch Abomination}}s would rapidly destroy human civilization if they ever awakened. The exceptions would simply want to [[ForTheEvulz toy with us]] first.

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* EldritchOceanAbyss:
** The ocean floors are inhabited by the Deep Ones: [[TheAgeless Ageless]], cultish FishPeople who worship {{Eldritch Abomination}}s from beyond the stars and receive strange powers in return. That said, it's the Deep Ones who come to land for mates who are the most troublesome...
** The "nightmare corpse-city" of R'lyeh lies at the floor of the remote South Pacific. In it, the Great Old One Cthulhu [[SealedEvilInACan lies in deathless slumber]], waiting for {{the Old Gods}}' return.
** Even Creator/HPLovecraft, creator of many an aquatic EldritchAbomination, [[http://chrisperridas.blogspot.com/2006/11/lovecraft-and-hatred-of-seafood.html had an irrational fear of the sea.]]


* ''VideoGame/EdgeOfNowhere''



* AbsoluteXenophobe: Yekubians, a alien species who destroyed all other intelligent life in their home galaxy.
* AffectionateParody: See LovecraftLite. A canon example with Derleth's "The Whippoorwills in the Hills", which is a quasi-sequel to "The Dunwich Horror". As if to follow up the parody at the end of "Horror", Derleth parodies the ending of another of Lovecraft's work.

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* AbsoluteXenophobe: Yekubians, a an alien species who destroyed all other intelligent life in their home galaxy.
* AffectionateParody: See LovecraftLite. AffectionateParody:
** LovecraftLite is a genre of cosmic horror where the eldritch monsters aren't completely invincible and humanity actually stands a chance against them.
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A canon example with Derleth's "The Whippoorwills in the Hills", which is a quasi-sequel to "The Dunwich Horror". As if to follow up the parody at the end of "Horror", Derleth parodies the ending of another of Lovecraft's work.


''[[Disney/TheLionKing Cthulhu fhtagn... what a wonderful phrase...]]''

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''[[Disney/TheLionKing Cthulhu ''Cthulhu fhtagn... what a wonderful phrase...]]''''


''Cthulhu fhtagn... what a wonderful phrase...''

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''Cthulhu ''[[Disney/TheLionKing Cthulhu fhtagn... what a wonderful phrase...'']]''


* ColonizedSolarSystem: An extraterrestrial example. Several worlds in the Solar System, including Earth, have been repeatedly colonized by alien species or have native species already living there. These range from the Bulbous Vegetable Entities on Mercury to the Mi-Go colonies on Pluto.



* {{Ultraterrestrials}}: Deep Ones, Ghouls, and Sand Dwellers.

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* {{Ultraterrestrials}}: Deep Ones, Ghouls, and Sand Dwellers.Dwellers, and the creatures inhabited by the Great Race of Yith.



** In one short story a fan of Lovecraft in a world where the stories are in truth based on reality has surgery to allow her to pronounce R'lyehian correctly. This gives her an eldritch look, and when she actually practises the ability, it sort of causes the end of the world as a side effect.

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** In one short story a fan of Lovecraft in a world where the stories are in truth based on reality has surgery to allow her to pronounce R'lyehian correctly. This gives her an eldritch look, and when she actually practises practices the ability, it sort of causes the end of the world as a side effect.


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* VenusIsWet: Venus is depicted as a tropical world filled with lush jungles, though its atmosphere is poisonous to any unprotected humans. It's home to a race of primitive reptilian humanoids.


* ApocalypseCult: Most (if not all) of the Mythos cults are trying to bring back the Great Old Ones, which would end up destroying the world.

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* ApocalypseCult: Most (if not all) Many of the Mythos cults are trying to bring back the Great Old Ones, which would end up destroying the world.


[[caption-width-right:166: ''In his house at R’lyeh dead [[EldritchAbomination Cthulhu]] [[SealedEvilInACan waits dreaming.]]'']]

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[[caption-width-right:166: ''In his house at R’lyeh dead [[EldritchAbomination Cthulhu]] [[SealedEvilInACan Cthulhu waits dreaming.]]'']]

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