Sukhmet was a declining city located on the southern border of Stygia where the Zingaran mercenary Zarallo moved his Free Companies, including Conan, to watch over the cannibals of neighboring Darfar. After the Cimmerian returned from Lake Zuad with Valeria, she also joined the mercenary band, but after killing Captain Makhis, she was forced to leave the city, followed by Conan.[1]


Zarallo (Earth-616)

Zarallo (Earth-616) from Savage Sword of Conan Vol 1 225 0001

Commander Zarallo

Commander Zarallo was the leader of the Free Companies mercenary band. After recruiting Conan, he marched the whole troop to Sukhmet, close to the Darfar border. He also recruited Valeria, but after she murdered Stygian officer, Captain Makhis, she forfeit his protection and had to leave the city.[1]

Former Residents

Makhis (Earth-616)

Makhis (Earth-616) from Savage Sword of Conan Vol 1 225 001

Captain Makhis

Captain Makhis was a Stygian officer assigned to Zarallo's Free Companies. He was killed by Valeria when he sexually harassed her.[1]

Thebnu (Earth-616)

Thebnu (Earth-616) from Savage Sword of Conan Vol 1 225 001


Officer Thebnu was Captain Makhis' brother who tried to seek revenge when Valeria murdered him, but he was himself killed by Conan.[1]

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