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The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
The Necronomicon
There are those who believe in this grimoire, in its existence and in its potency, and there are those who do not. Those who believe say that this grimoire, originally named Al Azif, and written by Abdul Alhazred around 700 AD, contains the rituals that, if...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
People of the Book: Fighting the Holy War
At the heart of most of the world's great religions, there is a sacred text. This is usually a compilation of the words of the enlightened founder of the path or the interpretations of the life and teachings of this founder. Within this text is contained the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Exegesis On The Wiccan Rede
All religions began with somebody's sudden flashing insight, enlightenment, a shining vision. Some mystic found the way and the words to share the vision, and, sharing it, attracted followers. The followers may repeat those precise and poetic words about the...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
The Ancient Goddess Barbi: Historical Views from the Year 5000
(Author's Note: Read this only if you consider laughter a sincere form of worship!) In the year 5000, historians will seek to patch together traces of the past, to discover what life was like in today's current era. Here's one humorous view of what they might...
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
Gaulish. A derivation from Nuada, and as such revered during Roman times. This name has the somewhat unenviable distinction of being borrowed by H. P. Lovecraft to play a bit part in his famous Cthulhu Cycle....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Fisher King
A confused but powerful set of tales coalesce in the Arthurian mythos to create this figure. Stripped of all the divergent threads and inconsistencies, the essence of the story seems to be that of a Guardian of a sacred treasure (the Grail, in the Arthurian...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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This New Video Game Is Based On H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos
Frogwares, the video game publisher behind the Sherlock Holmes game, has revealed another literary-based title in the works. This time, the company is taking a stab at the Cthuhlu Mythos made famous by the father of the horror genre itself, H.P.
A Thrilling Horror Story Digs Into the Racism in H.P. Lovecraft's Work
In LaValle's tale, Tester is invited to be a part of Robert Suydam's plot to conjure the Great Old Ones, ancient, tentacled creatures that are at the core of Lovecraft's mythos.
Paul Di Filippo reviews Matt Ruff
Lovecraft Country is not some ham-handed book-length satire or parody. This goal Ruff meets admirably. He honors all the tropes and special effects and ambiance of the Mythos in new ways that discard the superficial trappings of the 1920s and HPL's ...
Insanity and tentacled goodness in your Pen and Paper
Sandy Petersen (author of the Call of Cthulhu game) and his son Arthur saw this niche and are creating a book that will bring Lovecraft to Pathfinder, fittingly called...Sandy Petersen's Cthulhu Mythos for Pathfinder.
A Novel Idea: 13 thrilling graphic novels to read in March
Morrison delivers a blend of space adventure, occult, and his own unique brand of magic to create the nightmarish mythos of Marduk, our solar system's lost fifth planet. Equal parts H.R.

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