The Dark Sun was a temple to Cyric in the town of Llorkh in the 1360s DR. It was led by the high priest Mythkar Leng.[1][2][3][4]

It was constructed by Zhentilar soldiers to reinforce Zhentarim power over the town, which had been conquered by them before 1357 DR.[1][3] It was built and thriving by 1367 DR,[1][2] and was still operating through 1370 DR.[4]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ed Greenwood (1993). Volo's Guide to the North. (TSR, Inc), p. 214. ISBN 1-5607-6678-6.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ed Greenwood, Julia Martin, Jeff Grubb (1993). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 2nd edition (revised), A Grand Tour of the Realms. (TSR, Inc), pp. 113–114. ISBN 1-5607-6617-4.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Warning: book within boxed set not specified for Ruins of Zhentil Keep
  4. 4.0 4.1 slade (April 1996). The North: Guide to the Savage Frontier (Cities and Civilization). (TSR, Inc), p. 61. ISBN 0-7869-0391-0.