Main Fiction: “The Nameless City” by H. P. Lovecraft, first published in the November 1921 issue of The Wolverine. This is the first ever story in the Cthulhu Mythos.
Narrator: Wilson Fowlie.
When I drew nigh the nameless city I knew it was accursed. I was traveling in a parched and terrible valley under the moon, and afar I saw it protruding uncannily above the sands as parts of a corpse may protrude from an ill-made grave. Fear spoke from the age-worn stones of this hoary survivor of the deluge, this great-grandfather of the eldest pyramid; and a viewless aura repelled me and bade me retreat from antique and sinister secrets that no man should see, and no man else had dared to see..