I, Cthulhu, or, What’s a Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me

I, Cthulhu, or, What’s a Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me

I, Cthulhu, or, What’s a Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me Doing in a Sunken City Like This (Latitude 47° 9′ S, Longitude 126° 43′ W)? ❁ [EPUB] ✹ I, Cthulhu, or, What’s a Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me Doing in a Sunken City Like This (Latitude 47° 9′ S, Longitude 126° 43′ W)? By Neil Gaiman ➚ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Neil Gaiman s contribution to Lovecraft s Cthulhu MythosAvailable from tor or neilgaiman Neil Gaiman or, What’s PDF/EPUB ã s contribution to Lovecraft s Cthulhu MythosAvailable from tor or neilgaiman.


10 thoughts on “I, Cthulhu, or, What’s a Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me Doing in a Sunken City Like This (Latitude 47° 9′ S, Longitude 126° 43′ W)?

  1. Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ says:

    4.5 stars This humorous short story by Neil Gaiman is, like A Study in Emerald, a take off on the Cthulhu mythos Free online here at Tor.com, here we have the monstrous Cthulhu dictating his memoirs to a hapless human servant named Whateley The beginning of his personal history I was spawned uncounted aeons ago, in the dark mists of Khhaa yngnaiih no, of course I don t know how to spell it Write it as it sounds , of nameless nightmare parents, under a gibbous moon It wasn t the moon of thi 4.5 stars This humorous short story by Neil Gaiman is, like A Study in Emerald, a take off on the Cthulhu mythos Free online here at Tor.com, here we have the monstrous Cthulhu dictating his memoirs to a hapless human servant named Whateley The beginning of his personal history I was spawned uncounted aeons ago, in the dark mists of Khhaa yngnaiih no, of course I don t know how to spell it Write it as it sounds , of nameless nightmare parents, under a gibbous moon It wasn t the moon of this planet, of course, it was a real moon On some nights it filled over half the sky and as it rose you could watch the crimson blood drip and trickle down its bloated face, staining it red, until at its height it bathed the swamps and towers in a gory dead red light.Those were the days.I laughed right out loud, and never looked back I m not a serious fan of Lovecraft and am only passingly familiar with that mythology, so a lot of Gaiman s sly references went swooshing over my head The Lovecraft wiki was extremely helpful with a few key terms like shoggoth, though A must read for Lovecraft fans, and recommended for anyone who likes fantasy horror and humor


  2. Jokoloyo Jokoloyo says:

    From the title we could safely guess this is not a horror dark fantasy.What else can I say about this hilarious parody Read it yourself here So far this is the best illustration that I have found in TOR.com A very appropriate illustration by Brian Elig that capture the atmosphere of the story From the title we could safely guess this is not a horror dark fantasy.What else can I say about this hilarious parody Read it yourself here So far this is the best illustration that I have found in TOR.com A very appropriate illustration by Brian Elig that capture the atmosphere of the story


  3. Auntie Terror Auntie Terror says:

    Very short and quite entertaining though you might need some previous knowledge of Lovecraftian Cthulhuoid trivia.


  4. ᴥ Irena ᴥ ᴥ Irena ᴥ says:

    4.5I was fully prepared to hate this story How can a Cthulhu story be funny I was so wrong This humorous nostalgic narrative is fantastic Cthulhu tells a story of his life to Whateley Let me show you how funny this story isDon t look so shocked, Whateley I find you humans just as revolting.Which reminds me, did they remember to feed the shoggoth I thought I heard it gibberingOrPh nglui mglw nafh Cthulhu R lyeh wgah nagl fthagn.You know what that means, don t you In his4.5I was fully prepared to hate this story How can a Cthulhu story be funny I was so wrong This humorous nostalgic narrative is fantastic Cthulhu tells a story of his life to Whateley Let me show you how funny this story isDon t look so shocked, Whateley I find you humans just as revolting.Which reminds me, did they remember to feed the shoggoth I thought I heard it gibberingOrPh nglui mglw nafh Cthulhu R lyeh wgah nagl fthagn.You know what that means, don t you In his house at R lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.A justified exaggeration, that I haven t been feeling too well recently. These are not even close to what you ll find in the whole story, but I don t want to spoil the fun Neil Gaiman didn t even forget to use eldritch More than once There are three chapters and each ends humorously


  5. Trish Trish says:

    Confession I never read Lovecraft.Another confession I don t think that will change.Whenever I hear about the author himself or his writing, I m not all that impressed Some swear by him, some hate the stories, others think they are okay if nothingWhat is remarkable, however, is the influence Lovecraft has had and still has on authors and other artists.Neil Gaiman seems to know his Cthulhu and wrote this short story about him It s basically Cthulhu dictating some form of memoirs to a W Confession I never read Lovecraft.Another confession I don t think that will change.Whenever I hear about the author himself or his writing, I m not all that impressed Some swear by him, some hate the stories, others think they are okay if nothingWhat is remarkable, however, is the influence Lovecraft has had and still has on authors and other artists.Neil Gaiman seems to know his Cthulhu and wrote this short story about him It s basically Cthulhu dictating some form of memoirs to a Whatley a human, I presume.We learn about where he comes from, how he ended up on this plane and that the shoggoth is hungry.It s a nice little story that made me chuckle here and there but, sadly, as with most other of Gaiman s short stories I ve read, they are fun while they last but aren t all that memorable Still, quite a nice way to spend the evening as long as I don t have to feed the shoggoth


  6. Melora Melora says:

    Cute This story, free online, is short and silly Loaded with references to Lovecraft gods monsters And I mean no criticism when I say that my favorite part is the illustration included in several reviews by other readers here , showing Cthulhu and Whateley comfortably seated together in a cozy library Cute This story, free online, is short and silly Loaded with references to Lovecraft gods monsters And I mean no criticism when I say that my favorite part is the illustration included in several reviews by other readers here , showing Cthulhu and Whateley comfortably seated together in a cozy library


  7. Nandakishore Varma Nandakishore Varma says:

    A truly amusing take on the Cthulhu Mythos Very Gaiman esque.


  8. Shawn Deal Shawn Deal says:

    A very funny, hugely enjoyable read brought to you, only as Neil Gaiman can.


  9. KumeKei KumeKei says:

    Funny take on Lovecraft s Chtulhu mythos with tons of references to his work.I got curious on where Chtulhu s house was located so I tracked it down.http goo.gl maps 6eOyz Funny take on Lovecraft s Chtulhu mythos with tons of references to his work.I got curious on where Chtulhu s house was located so I tracked it down.http goo.gl maps 6eOyz


  10. Sarah Marie Sarah Marie says:

    I, Cthulhu, or, What s A Tentacle Faced Thing Like Me Doing In A Sunken City Like This Latitude 47 9 S, Longitude 126 43 W by Neil Gaiman5 starsWe had fun in those days, carnage and destruction, sacrifice and damnation, ichor and slime and ooze, and foul and nameless games Food and fun It was one long party, and everybody loved it except those who found themselves impaled on wooden stakes between a chunk of cheese and pineapple I can t say that I m a fan of Lovecraft I like him and I I, Cthulhu, or, What s A Tentacle Faced Thing Like Me Doing In A Sunken City Like This Latitude 47 9 S, Longitude 126 43 W by Neil Gaiman5 starsWe had fun in those days, carnage and destruction, sacrifice and damnation, ichor and slime and ooze, and foul and nameless games Food and fun It was one long party, and everybody loved it except those who found themselves impaled on wooden stakes between a chunk of cheese and pineapple I can t say that I m a fan of Lovecraft I like him and I ve readthan ten of his short stories, but my tastes range from strong dislike to really enjoy The only story by him that I ve absolutely loved and gave a full 5 star rating to was The Colour Out of Space which is alluded to in this story However, I do really like Lovecrafts mythos and concepts, even if when I explain them out loud I can t keep a straight because they sound ludicrous This is good fun It s portrays exactly how I feel about Lovecraft I appreciate his intellect and his world building, but you can t help but poking fun of it Gaiman does an excellent job of sticking to the mythos that Lovecraft has created, but also making Cthulhu a slightly humanized soul who is relaying her story to Whateley I loved it and I laughed out loud several times I don t recommend this to people not well versed in the Cthulhu mythos, but if you ve read a story or two by Lovecraft then you should be able to understand what is going This is a Tor Short I definitely recommend Whimsical Writing Scale 5Character Scale 5Plotastic Scale 5Cover Thoughts LMAO at the painting above Cthulhu s fireplace.Read for free here


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10 thoughts on “I, Cthulhu, or, What’s a Tentacle-Faced Thing Like Me Doing in a Sunken City Like This (Latitude 47° 9′ S, Longitude 126° 43′ W)?

  1. Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ says:

    4.5 stars This humorous short story by Neil Gaiman is, like A Study in Emerald, a take off on the Cthulhu mythos Free online here at Tor.com, here we have the monstrous Cthulhu dictating his memoirs to a hapless human servant named Whateley The beginning of his personal history I was spawned uncounted aeons ago, in the dark mists of Khhaa yngnaiih no, of course I don t know how to spell it Write it as it sounds , of nameless nightmare parents, under a gibbous moon It wasn t the moon of thi 4.5 stars This humorous short story by Neil Gaiman is, like A Study in Emerald, a take off on the Cthulhu mythos Free online here at Tor.com, here we have the monstrous Cthulhu dictating his memoirs to a hapless human servant named Whateley The beginning of his personal history I was spawned uncounted aeons ago, in the dark mists of Khhaa yngnaiih no, of course I don t know how to spell it Write it as it sounds , of nameless nightmare parents, under a gibbous moon It wasn t the moon of this planet, of course, it was a real moon On some nights it filled over half the sky and as it rose you could watch the crimson blood drip and trickle down its bloated face, staining it red, until at its height it bathed the swamps and towers in a gory dead red light.Those were the days.I laughed right out loud, and never looked back I m not a serious fan of Lovecraft and am only passingly familiar with that mythology, so a lot of Gaiman s sly references went swooshing over my head The Lovecraft wiki was extremely helpful with a few key terms like shoggoth, though A must read for Lovecraft fans, and recommended for anyone who likes fantasy horror and humor

  2. Jokoloyo Jokoloyo says:

    From the title we could safely guess this is not a horror dark fantasy.What else can I say about this hilarious parody Read it yourself here So far this is the best illustration that I have found in TOR.com A very appropriate illustration by Brian Elig that capture the atmosphere of the story From the title we could safely guess this is not a horror dark fantasy.What else can I say about this hilarious parody Read it yourself here So far this is the best illustration that I have found in TOR.com A very appropriate illustration by Brian Elig that capture the atmosphere of the story

  3. Auntie Terror Auntie Terror says:

    Very short and quite entertaining though you might need some previous knowledge of Lovecraftian Cthulhuoid trivia.

  4. ᴥ Irena ᴥ ᴥ Irena ᴥ says:

    4.5I was fully prepared to hate this story How can a Cthulhu story be funny I was so wrong This humorous nostalgic narrative is fantastic Cthulhu tells a story of his life to Whateley Let me show you how funny this story isDon t look so shocked, Whateley I find you humans just as revolting.Which reminds me, did they remember to feed the shoggoth I thought I heard it gibberingOrPh nglui mglw nafh Cthulhu R lyeh wgah nagl fthagn.You know what that means, don t you In his4.5I was fully prepared to hate this story How can a Cthulhu story be funny I was so wrong This humorous nostalgic narrative is fantastic Cthulhu tells a story of his life to Whateley Let me show you how funny this story isDon t look so shocked, Whateley I find you humans just as revolting.Which reminds me, did they remember to feed the shoggoth I thought I heard it gibberingOrPh nglui mglw nafh Cthulhu R lyeh wgah nagl fthagn.You know what that means, don t you In his house at R lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.A justified exaggeration, that I haven t been feeling too well recently. These are not even close to what you ll find in the whole story, but I don t want to spoil the fun Neil Gaiman didn t even forget to use eldritch More than once There are three chapters and each ends humorously

  5. Trish Trish says:

    Confession I never read Lovecraft.Another confession I don t think that will change.Whenever I hear about the author himself or his writing, I m not all that impressed Some swear by him, some hate the stories, others think they are okay if nothingWhat is remarkable, however, is the influence Lovecraft has had and still has on authors and other artists.Neil Gaiman seems to know his Cthulhu and wrote this short story about him It s basically Cthulhu dictating some form of memoirs to a W Confession I never read Lovecraft.Another confession I don t think that will change.Whenever I hear about the author himself or his writing, I m not all that impressed Some swear by him, some hate the stories, others think they are okay if nothingWhat is remarkable, however, is the influence Lovecraft has had and still has on authors and other artists.Neil Gaiman seems to know his Cthulhu and wrote this short story about him It s basically Cthulhu dictating some form of memoirs to a Whatley a human, I presume.We learn about where he comes from, how he ended up on this plane and that the shoggoth is hungry.It s a nice little story that made me chuckle here and there but, sadly, as with most other of Gaiman s short stories I ve read, they are fun while they last but aren t all that memorable Still, quite a nice way to spend the evening as long as I don t have to feed the shoggoth

  6. Melora Melora says:

    Cute This story, free online, is short and silly Loaded with references to Lovecraft gods monsters And I mean no criticism when I say that my favorite part is the illustration included in several reviews by other readers here , showing Cthulhu and Whateley comfortably seated together in a cozy library Cute This story, free online, is short and silly Loaded with references to Lovecraft gods monsters And I mean no criticism when I say that my favorite part is the illustration included in several reviews by other readers here , showing Cthulhu and Whateley comfortably seated together in a cozy library

  7. Nandakishore Varma Nandakishore Varma says:

    A truly amusing take on the Cthulhu Mythos Very Gaiman esque.

  8. Shawn Deal Shawn Deal says:

    A very funny, hugely enjoyable read brought to you, only as Neil Gaiman can.

  9. KumeKei KumeKei says:

    Funny take on Lovecraft s Chtulhu mythos with tons of references to his work.I got curious on where Chtulhu s house was located so I tracked it down.http goo.gl maps 6eOyz Funny take on Lovecraft s Chtulhu mythos with tons of references to his work.I got curious on where Chtulhu s house was located so I tracked it down.http goo.gl maps 6eOyz

  10. Sarah Marie Sarah Marie says:

    I, Cthulhu, or, What s A Tentacle Faced Thing Like Me Doing In A Sunken City Like This Latitude 47 9 S, Longitude 126 43 W by Neil Gaiman5 starsWe had fun in those days, carnage and destruction, sacrifice and damnation, ichor and slime and ooze, and foul and nameless games Food and fun It was one long party, and everybody loved it except those who found themselves impaled on wooden stakes between a chunk of cheese and pineapple I can t say that I m a fan of Lovecraft I like him and I I, Cthulhu, or, What s A Tentacle Faced Thing Like Me Doing In A Sunken City Like This Latitude 47 9 S, Longitude 126 43 W by Neil Gaiman5 starsWe had fun in those days, carnage and destruction, sacrifice and damnation, ichor and slime and ooze, and foul and nameless games Food and fun It was one long party, and everybody loved it except those who found themselves impaled on wooden stakes between a chunk of cheese and pineapple I can t say that I m a fan of Lovecraft I like him and I ve readthan ten of his short stories, but my tastes range from strong dislike to really enjoy The only story by him that I ve absolutely loved and gave a full 5 star rating to was The Colour Out of Space which is alluded to in this story However, I do really like Lovecrafts mythos and concepts, even if when I explain them out loud I can t keep a straight because they sound ludicrous This is good fun It s portrays exactly how I feel about Lovecraft I appreciate his intellect and his world building, but you can t help but poking fun of it Gaiman does an excellent job of sticking to the mythos that Lovecraft has created, but also making Cthulhu a slightly humanized soul who is relaying her story to Whateley I loved it and I laughed out loud several times I don t recommend this to people not well versed in the Cthulhu mythos, but if you ve read a story or two by Lovecraft then you should be able to understand what is going This is a Tor Short I definitely recommend Whimsical Writing Scale 5Character Scale 5Plotastic Scale 5Cover Thoughts LMAO at the painting above Cthulhu s fireplace.Read for free here

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