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The Crimes of Johannes Cabal

Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day (Short Story)

Exeunt Demon King
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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)

A Long Spoon (Short Story)

Ouroboros Ouzo (Short Story)

Johannes Cabal the Fear Institute (Novel)

The Brothers Cabal (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

Ugh.
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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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The First Human Report | 09/20/2016 6:07 pm
The First Human
It's crazy how much a few weeks of PT can help. The pain's a lot more reasonable than it was for sure.

Ahhh, good! Here's hoping it lasts you a while!
The First Human Report | 09/20/2016 5:57 pm
The First Human
Yeah, a fall back in March that seemed not all that severe at the time (At the time, I was more worried about my laptop, which had fallen with me) turned out being much worse than I had originally thought.

Ahh, good luck finding a car!
The First Human Report | 09/20/2016 5:39 pm
The First Human
Glad it turned out great!

Pretty good! I finished physical therapy, and I'm back to job-hunting, and practicing drawing more. How about you?
The First Human Report | 09/20/2016 12:31 pm
The First Human
That Horst avatar looks great! <3
AtreeX Report | 09/17/2016 11:10 pm
AtreeX
Huh. Does Heathers really show up on Tumblr that often?
(And yes.)

... Now I'm thinking about Halloween and Halloween avatars.
I feel like I should stop with Lock this year but honestly he's just so delightful...
AtreeX Report | 09/17/2016 10:44 pm
AtreeX
There, there... Maybe we can have our own Halloween shindig this year?
I don't know. I miss Puppet's videos. They were cute.

In other news, I'm tempted to finally throw together a Veronica Sawyer this Halloween.
... I'm not sure if you're familiar with that film but really I just want an excuse to glare at people.
AtreeX Report | 09/17/2016 10:39 pm
AtreeX
I... wouldn't hold out hope, haha.
AtreeX Report | 09/17/2016 10:21 pm
AtreeX
It's such a mess, hahaha.
I can't believe I still have a soft spot for Ian. Sigh.
It should all be burned...
AtreeX Report | 09/17/2016 10:14 pm
AtreeX
I mean he was described as essentially looking like he crawled out of a Japanese horror well in the beginning, pfft.
Pretty sure that has faded out of accuracy though...

Ah, yes. Just... normal stupid.
AtreeX Report | 09/17/2016 5:30 pm
AtreeX
Preen away, my friend. Preen away.

As a side note, I'm really entertained because he coincidentally kinda looks like a cross between old-school brown haired Ian and Louie.
Obviously, much more personality and definitely better, but. Oh, the nostalgia.

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