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Climbing from the depths abyssal
To give mankind its dismissal,
Soon will come the Great and Dreaded Old Ones!
To destroy mankind, the bold ones
Come at last the long foretold ones
'Til o'er all the world they reign, the world they reign!

Yog-Sothoth or mankind's blunder
Soon will tear the veil asunder!
Iä! Iä! Cthulhu fhtagn!
Nylarlahotep, Crawling Chaos
Comes from Azatoth to slay us!
Soon the Old Ones come again!
P'raps we'll summon up a Shuggoth;
Find our brains on distant Yuggoth!
Soon the Old Ones come again!
—From "Climbing from the Depths Abyssal," a filk of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Climbing over rocky mountain" by Adam Cuerden.

"We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far."

"What do we know... of the world and the universe about us? Our means of receiving impressions are absurdly few, and our notions of surrounding objects infinitely narrow. We see things only as we are constructed to see them, and can gain no idea of their absolute nature..."
From Beyond by H. P. Lovecraft

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.
— "In his house at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming." The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft


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