What lies under the turf deep in the earth of that grassy mound? The PCs would very much like to know...
Inspired some years ago for a Kult/CoC Halloween game
Knowledge is Power. That is, he who makes the knowledge, wields the power.
Not every prophecy needs to be meaningful to effect a game. In the Lord Dunsany play, The Golden Doom, a child's scrawl has an entire kingdom struggling to puzzle out what sinister prophecy it portends.