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Nyarlathotep is a deity created by H. P. Lovecraft, who served as a major Inspiration for Walter Padick.


Nyarlathotep is a Outer God who is known to visit the Earth often, spending his time either manipulating and deceiving humans, or driving them insane, just for his own sadistic pleasure. He can shapeshift into any form he desires, and is often connected with Ancient Egypt and the Pyramids, as well as Nikola Tesla and technological process.


  • The other Stephen King character Leland Gaunt is also sometimes described as an avatar to Nyarlathotep.