Fragments of Fear

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Publisher: Chaosium

Product Code: 2310

Publishing Year: 1985

Pages: 48

Cover Price: $##.##

Author(s): Sandy Petersen, Bob Heggie, Lynn Willis, William James Hamblin III, Ph.D.

Artist(s): Tom Sullivan, Carolyn Schultz

Setting(s): 1920s,

Format(s): Softcover

ISBN: 0-933635-23-0


Scenarios: The Underground Menace, Valley of the Four Shrines

Articles: Call of Cthulhu Questions, Ritual Curses, Mythos Comparative Sizes, On The Ubiquity of Cthulhu, A Cthulhu Grimoire, Lions and Tigers and Bears, etc, New Mythos Deities, Races and Monsters

Additional: Introduction by Sandy Petersen, Innsmouth Street Map, Comparative Size Chart

Front Cover Text

The Second Cthulhu Companion

Back Cover Text

Fragments of Fear


  • Call of Cthulhu Questions Answered -- Why does it take so long to read a Mythos tome? Why can't my investigator get 'used to' seeing common types of monsters? How do I learn a language in Call of Cthulhu? Must my character lose multiple Sanity for seeing multiple monsters?
  • The Ubiquity of Cthulhu -- Working from the notes of brave Dr. Phileus P. Sadowsky (deceased), William Hamblin assembles ancient linguistic traces of the dread Cthulhu cult.
  • A Cthulhu Grimoire -- Working summaries of all the spells from supplements Shadows of Yog-Sothoth, The Asylum, Cthulhu Companion, The Fungi From Yuggoth, Curse of the Cthonians, Trail of Tsathoggua, Masks of Nyarlathotep, and Fragments of Fear. Indispensible to keepers; deservedly horrifying to peeping players.
  • Scenario -- The Underground Menace -- Earthquakes hammer a hamlet in northern Michigan, but the townsfolk refuse to talk about the matter.
  • 4-page Centerfold -- Size-comparison silhouettes of selected Mythos deities, entities, monsters, species. See how big Great Cthulhu really is!
  • New Deities -- Several new gods (and their servants) from the Mythos writings of Arkham House author J. Ramsay Campbell.
  • Scenario -- The Hidden Valley -- a dangerous quest leads the intrepid investigators into the 'heart of darkness' of the Belgian Congo jungles. This adventure may take several sessions to complete.
  • More -- Model Ritual Curses, Innsmouth Street Map, a poem by H.P. Lovecraft, Mundane Animals from several continents, Sandy Petersen's introduction.

The Second Cthulhu Companion

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