A fictional city that is first referred to in Ambrose Bierce's 1891 story "An Inhabitant of Carcosa." In the HBO series, True Detective, Carcosa is a place where the Yellow King is worshipped with both black magic and violence.
Time is a flat circle in Carcosa. Sacrifices are made to the Yellow King in Carcosa.
by MellyinMay March 10, 2014