Monday, November 15, 2010

Yog Sothoth

Yog-Sothoth

Yog-Sothoth (nickname: the All-in-One) is a fictional character, an Outer God from H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos.
Yog-Sothoth has several different avatars:

  • Aformorgon
  • The Dweller on the Threshold
  • Tawil-at-U'mr

Quotes


"Yog-Sothoth knows the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the key and guardian of the gate. Past, present, future, all are one in Yog-Sothoth. He knows where the Old Ones broke through of old, and where They shall break through again. He knows where They have trod earth's fields, and where They still tread them, and why no one can behold Them as They tread." -- H.P. Lovecraft, The Dunwich Horror
"Imagination called up the shocking form of fabulous Yog-Sothoth - only a congeries of iridescent globes, yet stupendous in its malign suggestiveness." -- H.P. Lovecraft, The Horror in the Museum
"It was an All-in-One and One-in-All of limitless being and self - not merely a thing of one Space-Time continuum, but allied to the ultimate animating essence of existence's whole unbounded sweep � the last, utter sweep which has no confines and which outreaches fancy and mathematics alike. It was perhaps that which certain secret cults of earth have whispered of as YOG-SOTHOTH, and which has been a deity under other names; that which the crustaceans of worship as the Beyond-One, and which the vaporous brains of the spiral nebulae know by an untranslatable Sign..." -- H.P. Lovecraft, Through the Gates of the Silver Key
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28 comments:

  1. eugh it's kind of cute in a really horrible way.

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  2. I personally prefer Cthulu. He has more emotional baggage, but he also has a nicer pool than Yog does.

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  3. at the risk of sounding cliche, "super cool story bro"
    lol

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  4. Looks like I'm going to have to check out some H.P. Lovecraft in the future. Good post!

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  5. Eeew dude, I kind of want to pop it XD

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  6. Wow this character looks so scary D:! :D

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  7. I like that it has a nickname. I guess calling him "The Dookie-miester" would take away from the myths, so The All-In-One it is.

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  8. Pleasant looking fellow, there.

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  9. The Elder Gods are coming and everyone will go mad.

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  10. What is wrong with that monster? Did it get hit by a lightning or something? naah.. just kidding. But it is kinda ugly!?

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  11. lol he looks wicked....cool post due interesting read

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  12. this looks like a great pile of parasites
    keep up the great posting

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  13. I need to go and read the dunwich horror. It's sitting in a box but I can't read it until after the House of Leaves.

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  14. Awesome sculpture, I want one!! Lol!! So ugly it's SO cool!! haha!

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  15. I just read about this. I don't like this...creature?

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  16. I have yet to read any HP Lovecraft, but it's on my christmas list.

    We'll see if I get to it.

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  17. Love me some lovecraft, good character.

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  18. Such rich lore HP has created!

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