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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. "Mysterious Ways" is a short horror story by the late American author C. J. Henderson.

Synopsis[]

A Roman centurion newly arrived at a garrison on ancient Britain pleas to any god who will listen when his camp is overrun by barbarians. However, the entity which answers has a price for this aid: as the centurion has decided who lives and who dies, he must remain as a servant on earth, forever choosing the fate of those who go to war.

Characters[]

  • Harold/Harry, a millennia-old former centurion forced to live through the ages and make choices he has no wish to.
  • Nyarlathotep, an Outer God.

Publication History[]

"Mysterious Ways" was published in August 2014 in the Dark Regions Press anthology World War Cthulhu.

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