Beyond the Mountains of Madness
Little by little they rose grimly into the western sky; allowing us to witness the various bare, bleak, and blackened summits . . . in the reddish Antarctic lights against the provocative background of iridescent ice-dust clouds. In the whole spectacle there was a persistent, pervasive hint of stupendous secrecy and potential revelation. . . . I could not help feeling that they were evil things — mountains of madness whose farther slopes looked out over some accursed ultimate abyss.
—H. P. Lovecraft, At the Mountains of Madness
The scientific world was amazed by reports from the 1931 Miskatonic University expedition into uncharted Antarctica. The entire world was shocked by the tragedy which followed. Now a new larger expedition will brave the mysteries of the icy continent. How credible were Miskatonic University reports of fossilized remains of ancient life forms predating all known terrestrial life? Will your expedition return in glory or tragedy?