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Call of Cthulhu by delta16669 - M

Discussion in 'Almost Recommended' started by Mordac, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. Mordac

    Mordac Minister of Magic DLP Supporter

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    Title: Call of Cthulhu
    Author: delta16669
    Rating: M
    Genre: General/Horror
    DLP Category: Independent Harry/The Alternates
    Pairing: None
    Status: Complete
    Summary: The Power He Knows Not was never found. But Harry found something... better. The Necronomicon is in the hands of the Boy Who Lived. AU. Oneshot
    Link: www.fanfiction.net/s/3890749/1/Call_of_Cthulhu
     
  2. Iztiak

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    Are you sure you didn't mean to put this in the "Awesomely bad Fanfictions" thread?

    1/5
     
  3. Mordac

    Mordac Minister of Magic DLP Supporter

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    Hm, care to explain what is so bad about it?
     
  4. PsyckoSama

    PsyckoSama Groundskeeper

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    Everything is better with Cthulhu. :)
     
  5. Andro

    Andro Master of Death DLP Supporter

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    It wasn't strictly bad, but not even the Necronomicon excuses this:

    Also, I'm not impressed with the premise. I know Harry finding the Necronomicon hasn't been done before, or HP/Lovecraft in general, but when I considered a crossover, the Necronomicon was what immediately came to mind. It's like something you know has the makings of a cliche, but no one has actually done it, until now.
     
  6. rj_stone2

    rj_stone2 Seventh Year

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    I was disappointed by the lack of chainsaws. And boomsticks.
     
  7. PsyckoSama

    PsyckoSama Groundskeeper

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    That's the Necronomicon Ex Mortis

    This is the Necronomicon.

    The name is close, but its not the same book.
     
  8. Iztiak

    Iztiak Heir

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    Well, I suppose it isn't bad enough for the ABF thread, but I really just don't like it.
     
  9. Croaker

    Croaker First Year

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    This isn't even vaguely Lovecraftian.
    I hate it when idiots fail at Lovecraft Mythos.
    2/5
     
  10. Tsukiyomi-chan

    Tsukiyomi-chan Squib

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    5/5

    If only for the 'great things my ass' quote.
     
  11. Aekiel

    Aekiel Angle of Mispeling Prestige DLP Supporter

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    Not something I could associate with the Cthulhu Mythos at all. No hint of mystery, no suspense, no drama. Pretty dull if you ask me. All he did was have Harry summon Cthulhu at the very end, which was also breaking canon as R'lyeh is somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, not the centre of London.

    Still, it was well written and it could have been worse. I'll give it an even 3/5, cause the premise was vaguely original.

    Aekiel