The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft:|
all reticences at last - even about that ultimate, nameless thing
beyond the mountains of madness.
It is only with vast hesitancy
and repugnance that I let my mind go back to Lake’s camp and what
we really found there - and to that other thing beyond the mountains
of madness. I am constantly tempted to shirk the details, and
to let hints stand for actual facts and ineluctable deductions.
I hope I have said enough already to let me glide briefly over
the rest; the rest, that is, of the horror at the camp. I have
told of the wind-ravaged terrain, the damaged shelters, the disarranged
At the Mountains of Madness