The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:|
dreamed of before, and forming a basis for your legends.
a mining engineer, I have some knowledge of geology, and can tell
you that these blocks are so ancient they frighten me. They are
mostly sandstone and granite, though one is almost certainly made
of a queer sort of cement or concrete.
They bear evidence of
water action, as if this part of the world had been submerged
and come up again after long ages - all since those blocks were
made and used. It is a matter of hundreds of thousands of years
- or heaven knows how much more. I don't like to think about it.
Shadow out of Time