Dagon and Other Macabre Tales Setting & Symbolism

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Monolithappears in Dagon

A monolith is single structure that arises from the ground. Sometimes manmade, monoliths can also be mountains or other geological formations that are not surrounded by other formations.

Piltdown man appears in Dagon

Piltdown man was thought to be an ancient form of human. Piltdown man was eventually exposed as a hoax.

Algol appears in Polaris

Known as the "Demon Star" Algol is a bright star in the constellation of Perseus. In many different cultures, Algol is considered unlucky and in various astrological systems it is considered an evil omen.

Saranthappears in The Doom that came to Sarnath

Sarnath is an imaginary town from the story "The Doom that Came to Sarnath" on the banks of a lake in the land of Mnar. It is eventually destroyed utterly by the water lizard god, Bokrug.

Ibappears in The Doom that came to Sarnath

Ib is a...

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