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'''Carcosa''' is a legendary city in far eastern [[Essos]]. It is located on the southeastern shore of the [[Hidden Sea]] within the [[Mountains of the Morn]]; the [[City of the Winged Men]] is situated on the northwestern shore.{{ref|tloiaf}} The strange city is ruled by a [[sorceror lord]] claiming to be the 69th yellow emperor of [[Yi Ti]].{{ref|twoiaf}}
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'''Carcosa''' is a legendary city in far eastern [[Essos]]. It is located on the southeastern shore of the [[Hidden Sea]] within the [[Mountains of the Morn]]; the [[City of the Winged Men]] is situated on the northwestern shore.{{ref|tloiaf}} The strange city is ruled by a [[sorceror lord]] claiming to be the 69th [[yellow emperors|yellow]] [[God-Emperor|emperor]] of [[Yi Ti]].{{ref|twoiaf}}
  
 
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Revision as of 02:06, 28 December 2014

Carcosa is a legendary city in far eastern Essos. It is located on the southeastern shore of the Hidden Sea within the Mountains of the Morn; the City of the Winged Men is situated on the northwestern shore.[1] The strange city is ruled by a sorceror lord claiming to be the 69th yellow emperor of Yi Ti.[2]

Behind the scenes

Carcosa and its yellow emperor are references by George R. R. Martin to Carcosa, a city in "An Inhabitant of Carcosa" by Ambrose Bierce, The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers, and the Cthulhu Mythos of H. P. Lovecraft.

Notes and References