At the mountains of madness

A small advance group, led by Professor Lake, discovers the remains of fourteen prehistoric life-forms, previously unknown to science, and also unidentifiable as either plants or animals.

It will be hard work deterring others from the great white south, and some of our efforts may directly harm our cause by drawing inquiring notice. May equal Himalayas allowing for height of plateau. I am forced into speech because men of science have refused to follow my advice without knowing why.

Like a barrel with five bulging ridges in place of staves. A professor of biology at Miskatonic University.

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Mixed with curiously rounded and configured soapstone fragments smaller than one previously found—star-shaped but no marks of breakage except at some of the points. They discover that the better preserved life forms have vanished, and that some form of experiment has been done, though they are only able to speculate on the subject, and the possibility that it is the missing man and dog.

The sailor Larsen was first to spy the jagged line of witch-like cones and pinnacles ahead, and his shouts sent everyone to the windows of the great cabined plane. Also like prehistoric folklore things Wilmarth has spoken of—Cthulhu cult appendages, etc.

Wing framework tubular or glandular, of lighter grey, with orifices at wing tips. But within an hour and a half interest again rose to banish disappointment.

Spread wings have serrated edge. The Mi-go are the focus of " The Whisperer in Darkness ". Mountains surpass anything in imagination. Seven-foot membraneous wings of same colour, found folded, spread out of furrows between ridges. Comanchian prints apparently more primitive or decadent, if anything, than older ones.

Of two sorts—straight, penetrant bores, and apparently hacking incisions. The group that discovered and crossed the mountains found the remains of fourteen ancient life forms, completely unknown to science and unidentifiable as either plants or animals, after discovering an underground cave while boring for ice cores.

The falling temperature bothered me considerably after our long voyage through the tropics, but I tried to brace up for the worse rigours to come.

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Congrats, Pabodie, on the drill that opened up the cave. They cannot stand the things. Have set all hands cutting stalactites and looking for further specimens. That seething, half-luminous cloud-background held ineffable suggestions of a vague, ethereal beyondness far more than terrestrially spatial; and gave appalling reminders of the utter remoteness, separateness, desolation, and aeon-long death of this untrodden and unfathomed austral world.

The atmosphere was clear, fairly quiet, and relatively mild in temperature; and we anticipated very little trouble in reaching the latitude and longitude designated by Lake as the site of his camp.

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Our home base has been located in Seattle, Washington since We welcome you to join us. At the Mountains of Madness is a novella by American horror writer H.

P. Lovecraft, written in February and March and originally serialized in the February, March and April issues of Astounding Stories. It has been reproduced in numerous collections since Lovecraft's H.

P. Lovecraft. A young couple's dream home turns out to be anything but as they are haunted by something that defies understanding. The attic changes shape and dimensions, allowing an ancient evil access to the present and pre-empting hell on earth.

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