The Twilight Canticle is a book written by during the First War to codify teachings about the Void. As the ogre mage attuned himself to the Old Gods, he branded the prophecies of the Twilight's Hammer onto the skin of his Pale orc followers before cutting off their flesh to form the pages of the book. The Twilight Canticle would become a source of power and motivation for the followers of the Old Gods for decades.
- During in the alternate Nagrand, the alternate Cho'gall says We've learned much from K'ure. (We're writing a book.) While his tone of voice implies this was a joke, the line may nonetheless have served as Blizzard's inspiration for the Twilight Canticle.
- The book may be the reason why the Twilight's Hammer eventually became a multicultural sect instead of a mere orcish clan, its teachings bringing humans, dwarves, elves and other races to the cult.
- The Twilight's Hammer occupied Northshire Abbey during the Second War; it's possible that they left the Canticle behind in Northshire, leading to it eventually ending up in the hands of impressionable members of the Stormwind branch of the Church of the Holy Light, like Bishop Farthing and presumably .