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Carcosa is a fictional city in the Ambrose Bierce short story “An
Inhabitant of Carcosa” (1891). In Bierce’s story, the ancient and
mysterious city is barely described, and is viewed only in hindsight
(after its destruction) by a character who once lived there.

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The King in Yellow

The city was later used more extensively in Robert W. Chambers’ book of
horror short stories published in 1895 entitled The King in Yellow.
Chambers had read Bierce’s work and had also borrowed a few other names
(including Hali and Hastur) from Bierce’s work.


In Chambers’ stories, and within the apocryphal play (also titled The
King in Yellow) which is mentioned several times within them, the city
is a mysterious, ancient, and possibly cursed place. The most precise
description of its location given is that it said to be located on the
shores of Lake Hali in the Hyades. The descriptions given of it make it
clear that it must be located on another planet, or possibly even in
another universe.

For instance:

    Along the shore the cloud waves break,
    The twin suns sink behind the lake,
    The shadows lengthen

        In Carcosa.

    Strange is the night where black stars rise,
    And strange moons circle through the skies,
    But stranger still is

        Lost Carcosa.

    Songs that the Hyades shall sing,
    Where flap the tatters of the King,
    Must die unheard in

        Dim Carcosa.

    Song of my soul, my voice is dead,
    Die thou, unsung, as tears unshed
    Shall dry and die in

        Lost Carcosa.

    —”Cassilda’s Song” in The King in Yellow Act 1, Scene 2


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