Few know of the Dark Pharaoh, a ruler so heinous that all mention of him was ordered stricken from record upon his death. But fewer still know of the being of pure darkness that whispered into his ear.
If playing without the Under the Pyramids expansion, choose another Prelude card.
During Step 5 of setup ("Determine Ancient One"), set up the Egypt side board.
After resolving setup, search the Gate stack for all Gates that correspond to spaces on the Egypt side board. Randomize the Gate stack and place those gates on top in a random order. If Nyarlathotep is the Ancient One, spawn The Beast Epic Monster on The Bent Pyramid.