Revelations of Glaaki

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The Revelations of Glaaki are the name given to a collection of twelve volumes written by the members of the undead cult of Glaaki.


While the Great Old One sleeps beneath Brichester Lake the members of his cult gain insight from the snatches of Glaaki's dreams that they see. These fragments of information are noted down by the cult . Because of the sometimes disjointed nature of Glaaki's dreams it's not uncommon for a cult member to break of in the middle of writing an entry and start on a totally different subject,

It's these dream visions plus the knowledge Glaaki tells his following that make up the bulk of the information contained with in the Revelations.


The original edition is broken down into twelve volumes.

Volume One:: Tells of Glaaki's arrival on Earth and the subsequent cult that grew up around him. This volume allso contains a small amount of information on Tond and the other worlds Glaaki visited.

Volume Two: Details the worship of Glaaki and the correct times and words for the rituals. The later part of the book is a particularly disjointed section dealing with an affliction known as "The Green Decay".

Volume Three: Most of this volume focuses on the seals that bind the "Berkely Toad" and those that brought the former to earth.. A large section is dedicated to the words and formulae used to channel the sleeping deity's power.

Volume Four: This volume focuses on Eihort and his brood. Allso contains several incantations and rites used to "commune" with the White God. The Tomb Herd are allso briefly mentioned.

Volume Five: The majority of material relates to astronomy and the effects of certain star positions. Allso features a number of prophecies foretelling the coming of Groth the Harbinger.

Volume Six: Tells of a nearby hamlet where the villagers perform rites to Black Shub the Great Mother. A number of chapters focus on an object known as the Moon Lens and the creature it summons forth.

Volume Seven: Describes the Shan and their lost civilisation. Their worship of Azathoth is allso remarked upon along with a number of speculations on how the Insects harness the limitless energy of the Ultimate Chaos to power their temples.

Volume Eight: Contains information on a number of other planets across the universe. Among those mentioned are Tond, Yuggoth, Shaggai and L'gy'hx. The first part of this volume focuses on the beings from Xiclotl and other servants of the Shan.

Volume Nine: This volumes deals with a number of other dimensions that encroach on our own. Particular sections include one on the Gulf of S'glhuo and one another on the time travelling priests of Daoloth.

Volume Ten: This volume talks about something called The God Cancer, which tries to break into our dimension from its own. Three thirds of the contents of this volume deal with protective signs and spells.

Volume Eleven: Talks extensively about the Crystallizers of Dreams and their abilities. The latter part of the book focuses on the rituals required to activate the Crystallizers and project the user's mind into another dimension.

Volume Twelve: See below.

Volume Twelve

The Twelfth volume of the Revelations was written from the dreams of a man who lived up on Mercy Hill (possibly Roland Franklyn) and sold to a used bookseller for a pittance. While focusing mainly on the return of the Old Ones and the rise of Rlyeh, this volume allso contains a section on the Great Old One Y'golonac. Readers must be cautious of these passages since even reading Y'golonac's name can summon him.

Due to it's unique nature and contents there are very very few copies of this volume in existence.


The original version of the Revelations is made up of eleven aged ring binders containing numerous sheets of low grade paper on which Glaaki's cult write down their god's wisdom. A few copies of this version have been produced by rogue cult members.

Golden Goblin Edition

In 1864 a renegade me member of Glaaki's cult escaped with a large number of notes copied from the Revelations. Early the next year Supremus Press of Liverpool published an ex purged version of the Revelations from these notes. This version misses out most of volumes ten to eleven and a number of references to other underground cults have been removed.

The Supremus Press edition is made up of nine Folio sized books bound in leather.

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