Originally Posted by XaiakuX
I've always been interested in the Cthulhu Mythos. As I understand it, the first person to write a book about it did so because he had a recurring dream that involved the beast. It is said that Cthulhu's appeared to quite a few people in their dreams. o:
Lovecraft often wrote about stuff from his dreams, and dreams figure highly in Cthulhu's lore, being a dead dreamer who has enormous psychic power and can influence people's dreams.