Cthulhu Lite, is All Right

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You know there are times where you crave the monsters and deities of The Cthulhu Mythos but you just don‘t want the blackness and utter horror that is inherent in the genre, what do you do? Well now you can find mythos stories with less or none of that despair that abounds in cosmic horror.

The overriding theme of Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos is that you are helpless in a universe full of super-powerful entities that normally don’t care about you, but have no problem destroying you as an afterthought, if you get in their way. It can get kind of…dark. Cthulhu Lite a more humorous and upbeat subgenre of cosmic horror. A lot of HPL purists, often bemoan CL, as heresy, that it’s the antitheses of the writings of the Old Man from Providence. And though it might be opposite of his writings, Lovecraft did have a sense…

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