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Does the name of Shub Niggurath contain or reference a racial slur?

Robert Price makes the following etymological claim in his introduction to the collection The Shub-Niggurath Cycle: Shub-Niggurath first appears in the 1927 tale "Clarendon's Last Test" (...
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How can Hadrian Marlowe speak Cielcin when humans haven't had social contact with the Cielcin?

In one of the later books (can't remember which one exactly) it's revealed that Lord Cressian Powers captured a Cielcin Worldship intact after the Second Battle of Cressgard, even in Marlowe's time ...

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