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Eihort - God of the Labyrinth

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Eihort lives in a network of tunnels deep beneath the Severn Valley in England. It appears as a "bloated blanched oval supported on myriad fleshless legs" with eyes continuously forming in its gelatinous body. When it captures a mortal, it offers the captive a bargain. If the captive refuses, Eihort smashes the victim to death. If the captive accepts the bargain, the horror implants its immature brood inside the victim's body. The brood will eventually mature and kill the host. According to the Revelations of Glaaki, after the fall of humanity Eihort's brood will be born into light.

- Harms, "Eihort", Encyclopedia Cthulhiana, p. 96

The appearance of the God of the Labyrinth is shamelessly copied from the Egg Apostle from the wonderful manga Berserk by Kentaro Miura. May the Great Old Ones grant him the longevity and vitality required to finish his magnus opus.

Pencil doodle on A6 sketchbook from my Great Old Ones series for an upcoming Elder Gods Tarot project:

The Great Cthulhu
Chaugnar Faugn
Shub-Niggurath
Hastur
Atlach-Nacha
Cthugha, the Living Flame
Ithaqua the Wendigo
Father Dagon
Yibb-Tstll
Shudde M'ell
Yog-Sothoth
The music of Erich Zann - Tru'nembra
Y-golonac
Tsathoggua
Mordiggian
Quachil Uttaus
Eihort - God of the Labyrinth
Tindalos Hound
Gla'aki
Yig, the Father of Serpents
Daoloth, Render of the Veils
Abhoth, Source of Uncleanliness 
Gatanothoa
Azazoth, Daemon Sultan
Umr Al Tawil - Avatar of Yog-Sothoth
Ubbo-Sathla
Mother Hydra
Nug and Yeb, the Twin Blasphemies
Bast, Goddess of all Cats 
Nodens - Lord of the Great Abyss
Ghroth the Harbringer
Hypnos, Lord of Sleep
Green God, the Horror Under Warrendown
Tulzscha the Green flame
Hagarg Ryonis, the Lier-in-Wait
Zhar and Lloigor
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GothamScarecrow's avatar

Wanna die horribly now, or wanna die even more horribly later? That's the offer.


I noticed Nyarlathotep's absent from the list :O

EmmetEarwax's avatar
Eihort & his brood are mentioned in "Cold Print" and some tale in the "Demons by Daylight" Ramsey Campbell anthology in Arkham House. Errol Undercliffe ?

Eihort proposes a bargain that you can not refuse...