The Templeton Episode


The name of Profesor Randolph Edmund Templeton is inextricably tangled with the secret perplexities of time. It was he who, by way of a yet barely comprehended time-anomaly, provided the model for H.P. Lovecraft’s Randolph Carter…. And yet it was this ‘same’ R.E. Templeton who—on March 21st 1999, whilst delivering a lecture at Miskatonic devoted to a rigorous critique of H.G. Wells—awoke suddenly as the Thing that lurks behind the mask of Immanuel Kant, coincidentally discoverering the transcendental time-machine…