What are the Elder Gods?
From: Fenwick Rysen
Organization: Node Fizzgig
Date: Thursday, April 02 1998, 10:28:37
Subject: Re: Elder Gods
lo eskis i
Quoth yworth (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Who and what are the Elder Gods?
"Elder Gods" is often how most people refer to the collective of powerful
creatures in the Cthulu Mythos. Things like Cthulu, Azathoth, and
> In article <3512A954.426C@iglou.com>, HK wrote:
> >I've seen lots or rituals, essays, stuff on the Great Old Ones of
> >Lovecraftian lore and was curious to know if anyone ever did anything
> >with the Elder Gods?
Yes. It works, but in my opinion, it's not worth it. Most of my
experience with it has been very physically taxing, and yielded results
that I could have gotten faster and easier via more conventional means.
It can serve as a wonderful horror factor though. In casual conversation,
lots of people start to get nervous when you say, "Yeah, I summoned Cthulu
once. Don't think I'll try it again; the slimy bugger wasn't nearly as
efficient as my home-brewed pantheon."
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