How H. P. Lovecraft Predicted Today

The eldritch horrors have won.

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When I first encountered the works of H. P. Lovecraft as a teen, they enthralled me. Here was writing as bleak as my worldview at the time. This fiction wasn’t pandering to me to get me to like it, and it wasn’t glossing over reality with a Disney Effect Pollyanna insistence that everything would always work out well in the end. The protagonists were…

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