Xerath a la Lovecraft

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StarcallMeMaybe

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03-21-2012

Hi Ho Fan Fic Peoples!
Nearfar here with another LoLification of Literature!
Today's special: Lovecraft with a side of LoL. Enjoy!

Xerath
(Spoof of Nemesis by HP Lovecraft)
Thro’ the spell warded shell of my sepulcher,
Past the aeons so long past my sight,
I have liv’d o’er my lives without number,
I have tested this prison against my might;
And I struggle and rage ere these chains break, being driven to rage from respite.

I have seen the rise of untold empires,
When the sky was a vaporous flame;
I have seen the dark depths of arcana,
Mastered the untold forces I claim;
Where they roll in the horror unleashed, by those fools who invoke my name.

I had thrown off the shackles of humanity,
Under sinister grey-clouded skies
The result is I now bring calamity,
That resound with hysterical cries;
With the cries of the pitiful mages as my magic rains down from the skies.

I have plundered the secrets of Shurima
Of the knowledge of ages gone past,
Where the magics that twisted at last broke
And sundered my flesh from my bone;
And I feel neither pain nor sympathy when the command of my power is shown.

I have seen the limit of mortality
That short and abrupt ending ride,
I have tasted the edges of finality
when they trapped me and locked me inside;
And I raged and I fought ‘gainst their binding, the countless aeons taking my side.

I have laid waste to those who confined me,
By the force of my gift they all fall
I have trod in the dust of their corpses
I have painted their blood on the wall;
Strange symbols discordantly woven, a name that the wise fear to call.

I have peer’d at the heart of the world
At the unfathomed depths of this earth,
The energies there are disturbing and gnarled
from them your puny magics take birth;
And of those primeval forces I need but a burst .

I have haunted this tomb through the ages,
I have known the unnameable fear
Where the wrath of a Magus rages,
Where the lightning cracks blue and cracks clear:
And in realms where this son of the desert longs for what once it held dear.

I was old when the League was erected
The summoner’s magics amused me;
I was old in those epochs uncounted
When I, and I only, was supreme;
And they, yet unknowing and foolish, dwelt ignorant on the arcane’s true power.



Oh, great was the scope of my vision,
And great is the reach of its doom;
Not the pity of Heaven can cheer it,
Nor can respite be found in the tomb:
Remember, mage if by chance we meet: It will take only a spark of my magic to end you


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Ferien

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03-21-2012

Best part of the poem:

Quote:
Where the magics that twisted at last broke
And sundered my flesh from my bone;
And I feel neither pain nor sympathy when the command of my power is shown.
Slight typo here:
Quote:
locked "my" inside;
Although I don't play Xerath very much, I remember fully enjoying his judgement and his lore. Very nice read, always nice to see people who write from Lovecraft around here. Will read again. ;D


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StarcallMeMaybe

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03-21-2012

Quote:
Originally Posted by xAkihiko View Post
Slight typo here:
Fixed


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SpicyJackTheBard

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03-21-2012

Love Xerath. Love HP. Need to nag Riot to make Cthulu champion now. Keep up the awesome work.


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StarcallMeMaybe

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03-21-2012

Thanks SpicyJack


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StarcallMeMaybe

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04-09-2012

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