Dark, Disdainful Deities: Kiss the Tentacle
By Ken Hart
Cthulhu, powerful aboleths, and creatures from Beyond—what they have in common is an inhuman attitude toward life, as well as thought processes and motives that are hard to fathom.
What we do comprehend is that they don’t like mortals, unless possibly as appetizers.
Yet in mythology, fiction, and roleplaying games, such beings are worshiped as gods by deranged, fanatical cults.
Many of these
cultists act covertly to corrupt influential people and
institutions, paving the way for widespread subversion
What if such cultists were not covert about it?
Faiths based on bizarre
creatures of the Elemental Chaos or the Far Realm may well dominate the mortal world, while worship of the
astral gods is limited to secretive cults.
Divine heroes who revere alien entities might not
always be evil, but they’re certainly a little strange…