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Conquerer from the Stars
MysteryMan

Up in Taurus in space so deep
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Hidden in Hyades did it keep.
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The Nameless on lies within
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Face distorted to a grin.
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His nemesis, or so it's thought,
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Is here on earth, and so is caught
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In R'lyeh, the great geometric city.
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It sunk below, but not a pity,
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For star-spawn children who crafted it
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Were all not lost in the abysmal pit.
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And to Idh-yaa's dismay
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The third Great Old One is there to stay.
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The spawn of Nagoob within does lie
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And to R'lyeh there is a tie.
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In death like sleep it meditates
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For upon awakening it devastates
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The human world.
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None are spared, they all are hurled
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Into the nothingness of space and time
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(And nothing there is too sublime!)
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Of avatars the Great One has two.
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B'moth and Chorazin who slew
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The pitied man who are devout
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When out of the water tenticles did sprout.
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And this creature birthed on the planet Vhoorl,
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Did rise above and destroyed the coral.
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This star god below Azathoth,
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And the Lurker at the Threshold, Yog-Sothoth.
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This fiend who took on many a form,
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This crafty gremlin, this rising storm.
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Gazing at the behemoth has not
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Ghatanothoa's effect of skin rot.
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This thing made out of blasphemy
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Has kin his own, the horrid three.
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Ythogtha imprisoned in the abysmal Yhe
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Is laying there still to this day.
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Zoth-Ommog, like the great Yith,
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Is not another silly myth.
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Both the two served by Father Ubb and yuggs.
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Man is insignifigant like bugs.
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Cthylla the slavering daughter
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Caused a massacre and slaughter.
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Laying in Yhe with her horde
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Of secrets that blind man adored.
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These beasts, these Great Ones can't be trusted.
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Using the weak minded until they're thrusted
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From the ocean so deep and blue,
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Led by Cthulu, that horrid grue.
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Prayers fall upon deaf ears.
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These gods of crimson lust and fears.
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The atrocity, the gangrene sets in,
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Spreading plagues with an outstretched fin.
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Waves of Yuggya start to race
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To take man's sacrafice with grace.
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Aided with a black grimoire,
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The sky is red like Xoth, the star.
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With devastation to shun Mephistopheles,
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The horrid ones, the great atrocities.
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Waves of crimson high do surge,
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To take in what the bloody scourge
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Has left of man, who dieties had once adored,
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But arcaine Great Ones have abhorred.
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They bring waves of suffering,
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There's no escaping the hell you're in.
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The Great One's beloved genocide,
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Taking life out with the tide.
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The dirge has begun, there's no stopping it.
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Upon his skull throne, Cthulu does sit
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While stars shatter and cosmos collide,
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Until the last of man has died.
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