a work in progress
Sure, they mastered time and yes they have a great archive containing the vast sum of knowledge…but does that make them great? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of the great race to see if the title of great race is warranted.
- They mastered time – I cannot lie this is a major plus for them.
- They have advance tech at their disposal – in the story shadow out of time the narrator mentions a “lighting” gun.
- The ability to send their minds into the distant past or far future – they seem to do this either to gather knowledge or to flee a disaster.
- They imprisoned the flying polyps – yeah….only for a short period of time.
- They have the ability to possess the bodies of unsuspecting individuals from multiple time periods or planets. – this is impressive..but also a dick move.
- The forms they choose to inhabit when they escape destruction. They choose a half vegetable conical form instead of something like a trex..then they flee into the future and take over a race of beetle like creatures.. why didn’t they look for something more imposing? Because they are lazy and settle for anything…
- For all of their intelligence and wisdom why didn’t they foresee the destruction of yith? The answer is simple… they lacked common sense or they were to busy to notice..
- They built their home over the spot they imprisoned the flying polyps – again this shows lack of any sense at all.
- They dont like coffee – enuff said
Found this on YouTube – its from The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, a Call of Cthulhu Podcast which I listen too when I get the chance – so please click here to visit the The Good Friends of Jackson Elias, a Call of Cthulhu Podcast YouTube channel
The Axeman of New Orleans was an American serial killer active in New Orleans, Louisiana (and surrounding communities, including Gretna), from May 1918 to October 1919. The Axeman was not caught or identified, and his crime spree stopped as mysteriously as it had started. The murderer’s identity remains unknown to this day, although various possible identifications of varying plausibility have been proposed. On March 13, 1919, a letter purporting to be from the Axeman was published in newspapers saying that he would kill again at 15 minutes past midnight on the night of March 19, but would spare the occupants of any place where a jazz band was playing. That night all of New Orleans’ dance halls were filled to capacity, and professional and amateur bands played jazz at parties at hundreds of houses around town. There were no murders that night.Many media outlets sensationalized this aspect of the crimes, even suggesting Mafia involvement despite lack of evidence. Some crime analysts have suggested that the killings were related to sex, and that the murderer was perhaps a sadist specifically seeking female victims. Criminologists Colin and Damon Wilson hypothesize that the Axeman killed male victims only when they obstructed his attempts to murder women, supported by cases in which the woman of the household was murdered but not the man.
The Axeman’s letter
They have never caught me and they never will. They have never seen me, for I am invisible, even as the ether that surrounds your earth. I am not a human being, but a spirit and a demon from the hottest hell. I am what you Orleanians and your foolish police call the Axeman.
The Axe Man
Father Kevin Goss, born and raised on Long Island joined the seminary at the age of 17 and was ordained into the Catholic Church at age 24. Transferred from his parish in queens to the federal hill parish in Arkham. Became aware of the mythos when he discovered that his church was once used as a meeting hall for the church of starry wisdom. Father Kevin Goss then reached out to professor Armitage in miskatonic to see if they had any information on the cult, what he found out surprised him, a journalist named Robert Blake once did a story on the church of starry wisdom but died before his story was published. Before his death he was able to send the professor a copy of his story with photos. Armed with new knowledge Father Kevin contacted the Roman Catholic diocese and asked if he can perform a cleansing ritual of the old church. Focusing on his faith, Father Kevin surrounded by his congregation walked into the old church and started the ritual. Many witnesses from that event said the very foundation of the church shook and an unearthly sound can be heard coming from the steeple of the church as a massive shadow leapt from the steeple and flew off in the evening sky dancing over the cobblestone roofs of Arkham. Inside the church, they found Father Kevin Goss – his hair now white as the fresh fallen snow of his old hometown Bethpage New York. He turned to the congregation and smiled weakly and said “My father’s home is now clean” then passed out. When he awoke days later, he resumed his duties at the church on Federal Street. He is known to go out of his way to help anyone in or out of his flock and he is good friends with Prof.Armitage at Miskatonic University.
Father Kevin Goss
Sex: Male, Age: 35
Occupation: Clergy Member
STR 65 CON 55 SIZ 40 DEX 60 INT 85
APP 60 POW 70 EDU 75 SAN 70 HP 9
Luck 80 Magic 14 DB None Build 0 Move 9
Unarmed 25% (12/5): Skill: 25%; Damage: 1D3+DB; Range: Touch;
Skills: Accounting 45% (22/9), Charm 55% (27/11), Credit Rating
35% (17/7), First Aid 65% (32/13), History 55% (27/11),
Language (Latin) 60% (30/12), Language (Own): English 75%
(37/15), Library Use 40% (20/8), Listen 20% (10/4), Psychology
31% (15/6), Archaeology 51% (25/10), Drive Auto 45% (22/9),
Medicine 45% (22/9), Occult 45% (22/9), Dodge 41% (20/8)