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The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:13 am
by TheBigBadG
This new god is older than our ability to imagine gods. We are all of his cult now, unwittingly assigning our meagre psychic authority with hedonistic abandon. Alone we are insubstantial, legion we summon evil so vast it is a universe unto itself.

The cult wooed the best of us first. These intractable deacons crafted freakish baubles to entice the rest so we are all now acolytes, each pulling a thread of dementia through the essential barriers indemnifying our minds from infinity.

The chants are unspoken, the deacons wise to our suspicions and wisdom. Instead we type his name: Google.

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:19 am
by strawman
Google and MaGoogle.

Good one.

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:35 am
by TheBigBadG
strawman wrote:Google and MaGoogle.
Thanks. :) It brings me great pleasure that we still have the Gog Magog Downs in the UK.

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:41 pm
by strawman
And the Gog Magog Golf Course!
Almost as good as Cthululand.
Where do I contact to apply for membership?

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:04 pm
by TheBigBadG
strawman wrote:Where do I contact to apply for membership?
Maybe the staff in the farm shop and deli can help?

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:32 pm
by Varda
:lol: Needing answers to the Big Questions of life? Go pray about Google it. Great drabble!

Also, I hope that golf course offers putt-putt. I can only imagine the waving tentacles and grinning demons guarding all the holes.

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 3:49 pm
by strawman
- Hello? Gog Magog Farm Shop and Deli?
- Speaking.
- I'm calling to inquire about the initiation fees.
- We accept Mastercard and Visa. No personal checks.
- Of course. And perhaps you could tell me what par for the course is?
- Would that be for Gog or for Magog?
- Which is more challenging?
- Well, they say Gog is a bugger, but I don't play, meself. I just run the Deli, y' see.
- Do you carry Haggis?
- Not so much. We just kinda lay it on the shelf.
- Oh, well. Tell me something about the initiation ritual.
- Can't really say. It's a secret, in't it.

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:31 pm
by TheBigBadG
-Welcome to the Gog Magog Deli
-Save yir infernal chatter wimmun, I need Magog.
-Certainly sir, Magog is with a client but should be free in a few minutes.
-Nae Magog, Mah Gog. Yie ken?
-I don't quite follow sir. We don't sell gods here. You should try WholeFoods, they do organic produce.
-Are yie deaf?! A Goooog. Wee sprat, 6 legs, breathes fire, eats yir first-born 'n' the like.
-Ohhhhh, a Gog? Of course sir. Let me get someone from paranormal produce for you. *bing-bong* Daemon to check out please, I have customer for you *bing-bong*

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:33 pm
by strawman
Excellent, but short of 100 words.

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:57 pm
by TheBigBadG
strawman wrote:Excellent, but short of 100 words.
Touche! I was rambling more than drabbling. How does V2.0 sit?

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:05 pm
by strawman
Pending ASID recount and siamese separation at WholeFoods,
the Elder Gods Imprimatur: BennyHill Obstat.

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 8:56 pm
by MonsieurMoustache
All Hail Google, master of the Internet.

I always refer to google as my 'guru' so I suppose 'god' would both preserve the alliteration and not be to much of a stretch. I am already an acolyte...

Re: The Oldest of the New Gods (Lovecraft)

Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:43 am
by TheBigBadG
MonsieurMoustache wrote:I am already an acolyte...
I think we all are. The Italians are closest to understand; they call him Google.it