This Villain was Headlined on June, If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page. Cthulhu is the titular character of the Cthulhu Mythos by the late famed horror author H. He is one of the Great Old Ones , an old race of deities that are comparable to cosmic beings and archdemons in other works of fantasy.
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He remains a dominant presence in the eldrich dealings on our world. One, constructed by an artist after a series of baleful dreams, is said to have "yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature [ Castro , a Cthulhu cultist reports that the Great Old Ones are telepathic and "knew all that was occurring in the universe. It is unknown how large the throng of those who worship the dreaded Cthulhu is, but his cult has many cells around the globe. The cult is noted for chanting its horrid phrase or ritual: " Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn ," which translates as "In his house at R'lyeh dead C'thulhu waits dreaming. When the creature finally appears, the story says that the "thing cannot be described," but it is called "the green, sticky spawn of the stars", with "flabby claws" and an "awful squid-head with writhing feelers. HPL : The Call of Cthulhu This is corroborated by Wilcox's dreams, which "touched wildly on a gigantic thing 'miles high' which walked or lumbered about".
Cthulhu , fictional entity created by fantasy-horror writer H. Cthulhu is characterized as the priest or leader of the Old Ones, a species that came to Earth from the stars before human life arose. They communicated with humans by telepathy , and, in hidden corners of the world, uncivilized people remembered and worshipped Cthulhu in rites described as loathsome. When conditions are right, the city will rise, and, with the help of the eternal Cthulhu cult, Cthulhu will awaken and again rule the world. Though Lovecraft did not live long enough to see the success of his work, in the decades following his death other authors began writing stories about the Cthulhu Mythos.