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"The Fear of the Unknown" ~ H.P. Lovecraft
cosmic fear: A certain atmosphere of breathless and unexplainable dread of outer, unknown forces . . . a hint, expressed with a seriousness and portentousness becoming its subject, of that most terrible conception of the human brain—a malign and particular suspension or defeat of those fixed laws of Nature which are our only safeguard against the assaults of chaos and the daemons of unplumbed space.
🔀 This article is about the literary understanding of the Mythos, see canon for clarifications on how the wikia organizes its articles and its policy regarding the canon The Cthulhu Mythos encompasses the shared elements, characters, settings, and themes found in the works ofH.P. Lovecraftand associated horror fiction writers. Together, they form the mythos that authors writing in the Lovecraftian milieu have used — and continue to use — to crafttheir stories.1 The term itself was coined by the