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Occupation: Necromancer

The Crimes of Johannes Cabal

Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day (Short Story)

Exeunt Demon King
(Short Story)

The Ereshkigal Working (Short Story)

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer (Novel)

The House of Gears (Short Story)

Johannes Cabal the Detective (Novel)

The Death of Me (Short Story)

Ouroboros Ouzo (Short Story)

Johannes Cabal the Fear Institute (Novel)


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Biography of a Necromancer

Imagine, if you will, dear visitor: A pale tow-headed man of about six feet tall, in his late twenties, dressed sensibly in black from head to toe. He carries with him a Gladstone bag, containing, among other things, the following: a set of precise surgical scalpels, his late father's silver matchbox, what appears to be a padded case that contains various elixers and potions from his experimentations, a switchblade, whatever tome he's stolen from a private collection, and most certainly, a Webley .577 revolver. Various exotic tokens and ritualistic devices can often be found in his bag as well.

He speaks in a British manner, but has a faint Teutonic accent. If you were able, perchance, to get a glimpse of his eyes beyond his smoke-tinted glasses, you would find them to be blue. But if you were to look past the color, you might, at times, find them to be tired, sharp, or most distressingly, absolutely soulless.

Johannes Cabal is the main character of the same named series by author Jonathan L. Howard. A scientist who studies the illegal art of Necromancy in a world similar to ours, past adventures include: Stopping the zombie apocalypse; staying in on a rather dreary day; running an evil carnival to gather 100 wayward souls for Satan in return for his own, with the assistance of his vampire brother Horst; solving a series of political murders to stop a war caused by a power hungry military. He approaches life with the philosophy that death is mankind's greatest enemy (well, besides its own stupidity.) He's willing to do anything to achieve his goals, whatever the cost, be it blood, money, or his own soul.

The Necromancer, Himself


As you wish.

One Johannes Cabal, necromancer (of some little infamy,) detective, blasphemer, grave pilferer, carnival proprietor, and overall, a lying, cheating b*****d.
(In the sense of the insult; My father was an upstanding gentleman, if you will.)

Hates: I don't hate, I have extreme dis-likings.

Dislikes: Small children, large children, elderly people, revenants who refuse to co-operate, mobs, angry villagers, angry relatives of the recently deceased, getting stuck in timeless dimensions, Leonie Barrow, killing, being forced to kill, people generally in my way, political intrigue, demons with nothing better to do than whine at me, Horst's similies (Why. Why are they always sexual?) carnivals, being forced to run a carnival to get my soul back, having to claim 100 souls for Satan (Who knew you needed your own for necromancy? Go figure...), slobbering guard dogs, social interaction, etc....

On Heroics:

"I do almost everything for reasons that might be characterized as selfish. I regard my life as a vital thread in the ongoind march of humanity from protoplasm to-- I don't know, to be honest. Something better than protoplasm would be a start. Therefore, anything that threatens my life now or later has to be dealt with. Paradoxically, that often means risking my life to secure my safety. The difference is that I risk it on my own terms."

Insults, slurs, and cries of revenge

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Rhea Byrne Report | 09/30/2014 4:14 pm
Rhea Byrne
Shouldn't be much of a problem. I get desperate enough for them, I have my Forest After Dark I can sell. The green one works just as well for Rhea's halloween outfit.

...Ah crap. It's Stumpt's Crawl day. I'll have to watch that once I finish the book too. xD
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/30/2014 4:06 pm
Rhea Byrne
It's pretty nice today. I still gotta get a few things from the mini ci, but that can wait until after I'm done with this book.
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/30/2014 3:42 pm
Rhea Byrne
I'm taking a forced break to eat dinner right now, but I'm almost done with the book. I'm loving it so far.

God, today's just been awesome. Great items (this forest recolor was MADE to match Legend of Medb's green, it's a dream come true.) here on Gaia, and this book is awesome.
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/30/2014 3:35 pm
Rhea Byrne
Evening! How's it going?
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/30/2014 12:46 pm
Rhea Byrne
Figured this might be something you'd like
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/29/2014 4:28 pm
Rhea Byrne
I love enemies like that. Makes games more interesting.
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/29/2014 4:14 pm
Rhea Byrne
Good, good.

The fact he thought he could win amuses me.
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/29/2014 4:06 pm
Rhea Byrne
Evening! How's it going?
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/28/2014 1:02 pm
Rhea Byrne
I imagine I probably should cut down on the caffeine, but this tea just tastes so good.

I'm hoping this post will be easier to pay attention to when I work out Rhea's reaction to Jor's little nickname for her.
Rhea Byrne Report | 09/28/2014 12:52 pm
Rhea Byrne
Those were great ones, too. 3nodding

Why is my attention span non-existent when I need to pay attention?


"Horst Cabal, invisible to all but the most perspicacious of cats or suspicious of dogs, watched them go by. Rendering himself imperceptible by men and animals was one of the little tricks that came with being less alive than most, along with his speed, strength, and--when need be-- mesmerism.
His perceptive eye and sympathetic heart, however, were all his own."
-Johannes Cabal the Necromancer-


"I sound quite mythical, don't I? What wonders shallI perform next?"