Readers familiar with the travelogs, anthropological and zoological works of H. P Lovecraft will no doubt recognize the fossil -- or estivating example -- neighbors near Roseholme Cottage have chosen to adorn their lawn. Yes, it's an Elder Thing, perhaps a little worse for the eons. (Compare with this photo from the 1930 Nathaniel Derby Pickman Foundation-funded expedition.)
I've yet to work up nerve to lend them a copy of At The Mountains Of Madness. Do you think they know? And if so, why aren't they deeply, deeply worried?
6 months ago