Dagon and Other Macabre Tales - The Doom that Came to Sarnath Summary & Analysis

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The Doom that Came to Sarnath Summary

The story begins with a history of a Shepard people that, ten thousand years ago, settled in a land named Mnar on the banks of the river Ai. They founded several cities but then, needing more land for their growing civilization, they expanded to the banks of a lake and founded the city of Sarnath. Over time, the settlers realized that they were not alone on the banks of the lake and that nearby lived a race of strange creatures in the city of Ib. The creatures were descended from the moon and were green with strange faces, unlike anything human. The creatures did not talk and they worshipped a great water lizard named Bokrug, of which they made a great idol. Hating and fearing these creatures, the men of Sarnath slaughtered them...

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