The Crawling Chaos

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Home: Durham
Been on the island since 2014-01-27
Died: 252 times (last time was 2024-06-25 13:53 at the hands of Wicked Rowan, killed by a wooden club)
Level: 37
Class: Soldier (outsider)
Primary Clan: Cult of Cthulhu


I do not recall distinctly when it began, but it was months ago. The general tension was horrible. To a season of political and social upheaval was added a strange and brooding apprehension of hideous physical danger; a danger widespread and all-embracing, such a danger as may be imagined only in the most terrible phantasms of the night. I recall that the people went about with pale and worried faces, and whispered warnings and prophecies which no one dared consciously repeat or acknowledge to himself that he had heard. A sense of monstrous guilt was upon the land, and out of the abysses between the stars swept chill currents that made men shiver in dark and lonely places. There was a demoniac alteration in the sequence of the seasons; the autumn heat lingered fearsomely, and everyone felt that the world and perhaps the universe had passed from the control of known gods or forces to that of gods or forces which were unknown. And it was then that Nyarlathotep came to Shartak. Who he was, none could tell, but he was of the old native blood and looked like a Pharaoh. The fellahin knelt when they saw him, yet could not say why. He said he had risen up out of the blackness of twenty-seven centuries, and that he had heard messages from places not on this planet. Into the lands of civilisation came Nyarlathotep, swarthy, slender, and sinister, always buying strange instruments of glass and metal and combining them into instruments yet stranger. He spoke much of the sciences - of electricity and psychology - and gave exhibitions of power which sent his spectators away speechless, yet which swelled his fame to exceeding magnitude. Men advised one another to see Nyarlathotep, and shuddered. And where Nyarlathotep went, rest vanished; for the small hours were rent with the screams of nightmare. Never before had the screams of nightmare been such a public problem; now the wise men almost wished they could forbid sleep in the small hours, that the shrieks of the cities might less horribly disturb the pale, pitying moon as it glimmered on green waters gliding under bridges, and old steeples crumbling against a sickly sky.

Along the shore the cloud waves break,
The twin suns sink behind the lake,
The shadows lengthen
In Carcosa.

Strange is the night where black stars rise,
And strange moons circle through the skies,
But stranger still is
Lost Carcosa.

Songs that the Hyades shall sing,
Where flap the tatters of the King,
Must die unheard in
Dim Carcosa.

Song of my soul, my voice is dead,
Die thou, unsung, as tears unshed
Shall dry and die in
Lost Carcosa.

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Achievements:(14 total)
10 years old Kraken Slayer Novice Healer
Areas explored: 1328 (36.6% of island)
HP Healed: 1592
Trading Points: 308
Spirits Exorcised: 0 (not a shaman)
Wailing Damage: 1168
Ritual Feasts: 0 (not a cannibal)
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NPC kills: 168; last kill: shargle
 Animals: 163
 Shamans: 3
 Traders: 2
Natives killed: 45; last kill: Wicked Rowan
 Raktam: 3
 Dalpok: 18
 Wiksik: 3
 Rakmogak: 21
Outsiders killed: 208; last kill: fenny bate
 Derby: 32
 Durham: 113
 York: 35
 Shipwreck: 27
 Raktam: 1
NPC kills (detailed):
zombified parrot40
zombified large stag18
wild boar10
large deer8
large stag5
Easter Bunny3
zombified alligator3
zombified werewolf2
small deer2
Trader Dick2
zombified small deer1
zombified turtle1
giant spider1
zombified large deer1
guard dog1
giant squid1
zombified rhino1
zombified bat1
zombified elephant1

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