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"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." - H.P. Lovecraft

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Winged Ones is a general name for winged creatures.

Winged Ones may refer to a number of different elements of the Mythos.

  • The “Black Winged Ones” are summoned to the rites of the Cthulhu Cult, and may be the snouted black Winged Ones mentioned elsewhere, these may be Byakhee
  • The star-headed Elder Things are sometimes called Winged Ones prior to their losing the power of flight
  • Cult doctrine has it that “the Winged Ones taught the elder lore to men” in Lomar
  • Hastur and his servants, notably the Mi-Go, have been called by this term.


The term is used by H. P. Lovecraft and taken up by Fred Pelton and others.

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