The history of the Abadan Cult was revealed in the Scrolls of the Abadan Cult (Egyptian), wherein was discovered the story of a small Nile Valley cult dating back over 4000 years. The cult worshipped incredibly powerful forces that had existed before the Earth was formed. These Ancient Powers gave their knowledge to the first priest of the evil cult, Sekh-T’aut; knowledge no other man could comprehend without being utterly destroyed. When Sekh-T’aut died, the cult preserved his body intact, for he had foretold that he would one day be reborn into a new world. Then Sekh-T’aut would bring the Ancient Powers back to recreate the world as they saw fit. But first, according to the prophecy, the mummified body of the priest would be stolen from the cult and taken to a distant land. There his revival would take place, and that land would be the first to fall before Sekh-T’aut’s New Gods. A few intriguing passages are described below.
Abadan Scroll No. 7: Our Gods are the Gods who live in the Stars, for They are the very light of those Stars and even the darknesses between Them. For there is neither light nor dark to Them – both are the same.
Ausset-Thoth, who though blind is the Lord of Them All, ruling Them though He heeds Them not…
Nyarlothotep, King of Darkness, Master of All Wisdom, Bringer of fire to the First Men, Father of Set.
Tua-T’a, to whom all dead souls must pass in the end.
Abadan Scroll No. 11: Their wisdom was given to Sekh-T’aut alone, for Their word had been: “Sekh-T’aut shall be the Bringer of Our Wisdom, for no other man can know all that he knows and yet live”.
As he lay dying, Sekh-T’aut told us of his prophecy: That though he might die we were to preserve his body and soul intact, for in years to come he would return, though not to us, nor even in our land. Unbelievers, he said, would take his body from our Brotherhood to a distant land, undreamt of by us. There, he said, Nyarlathotep would grant wisdom to one who would beseech the tomb-god Tua T’a to release Sekh- T’aut from his sleep. Then would Sekh-Taut live again, and through his living bring doom to the land of the unbelievers. And then once again the Old Gods would dance amid the ruins of our world, as they had done at the dawn of time.