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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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Vortis is a planet created by BBC in 1965 for Doctor Who.


The planet Vortis is in the Isop galaxy and is home to various insectoid species, including the Zarbi, the Menoptera, and the Optera. For a time it was dominated by the Animus which enslaved the Zarbi. It turned turned it into a world with pools of acid, a thin atmosphere with low oxygen, and natural crag-like rock formations.


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