Talk:Summoning Dark

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This seems like a possible Lovecraft figure to me. Anyone know its source (apart from Thud obviously). Marmosetpower 14:23, 26 September 2011 (CEST)

We could try a search [1]here - the Whisperer in Darkness seems like an interesting place to start? --AgProv 14:36, 26 September 2011 (CEST)


Then again, there's also The Haunter In The Dark....--AgProv 14:39, 26 September 2011 (CEST)

You could be right that Whisperer in Darkness or The Haunter in the Dark have a possible Summoning Dark figure, but I can't any reference to them in the lexicon. Are the Whisperer in Darkness/Haunter in the Dark various types of darkness? Marmosetpower 11:44, 30 September 2011 (CEST)

Consider this work by Paul Klee http://www.reisser-kunstpostkarten.de/index.asp?aid=2641 ‘The biblical serpent shortly after the curse’. Which could fairly be described as a floating eyeball with a curling tail. The biblical snake is a being that influences the behaviour of humans without having their better interest at heart, similar to the Summmoning Dark. There it is early in the creation with its own agenda already up and running. The picture hangs in the Rosengart collection in Lucerne, not far from the Bourbaki panorama; ‘Visiting the Bourbaki Panorama is like immersing into the Val-de-Travers valley at the end of the 19th century, when Switzerland laid the foundations of the humanitarian and neutral tradition. This inspiring story was depicted on the 10 x 112 m (originally 14 x 112 m) circular painting by the painter Edouard Castres in 1881.’ https://www.bourbakipanorama.ch/en/ Entry to the panorama, in its modern, purpose built circular gallery is via a ticket which also gives access to the Geological Gardens where you can see vast holes in the ground formed by the action of water and boulders on the limestone. Above the glacial potholes sits the Amrein-Troller house museum which is an old fashioned hotch potch of exhibits and which has a mirror maze adjoining. I don’t *know* that TP ever went to Lucerne... Horsefield