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"In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming..." - English translation of Aklo verse

This article is written on a topic within the Greater Cthulhu Mythos based on information from works in the Mythos. By default, all information is to be assumed to derive from the Lovecraft Myth Cycle unless otherwise marked.

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The Swine People are a fictional race created in Chaosium in 1995 for the Call of Cthulhu RPG, who were based on William Hope Hodgson's The House on the Borderland.


The Swine People are degenerate race of porcine humanoids, whom dwell underground. Whom have pig-like earns and snouts, hoofed hind legs, clawed hands, and very pale skin color. Their mouths and jaws in turn are those of a human. Some of the, likely the older males, have large curved tusks. Swine people are able to both walk upright and go on all fours. Usually they are in packs and are brutal fighters that will fight to the death. The species is attracted to space and time irregularities, being able to sense them.

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