cabel-cara-16thc-familyCARA CABEL

Real Name: Cara Cabel

Identity/ClassHuman;
   
English citizen;
    16th century

Occupation: Homemaker

Group Membership: Puritans

Affiliations: Solomon Kane;

Enemies: Those persecuting the Puritans

Known Relatives: Nathan Cabel (husband, presumably deceased), Justin Cabel (son, deceased)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unrevealed;
    her body is buried in the
Black Forest outside Aubermach, Germany;
    formerly England

Religion: Puritan

First Appearance(Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (November, 1985)

Powers/Abilities: Cara was experienced in living in the snow-covered rural wilderness of 16th century England

Height: Unrevealed (she did not seem to be particularly tall or short, so perhaps 5'4" to 5'8")
Weight: Unrevealed (she was only shown in bulky clothing before becoming sick; she was presumably frail just before dying)
Eyes: Unrevealed
Hair: Unrevealed (light; possibly light brown or blond)

History:
(
(Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb)) - In England, the young Nathan Cabel and Solomon Kane spoke out against the oppression of their fellow Puritans, and they were harassed and hunted like criminals. cabel-cara-16thc-face

    It seemed that only in their dwellings could they find solace. 

    Solomon spent many a night weathering the storm in the home of his good friend Nathan and his wife, Cara, and later their son, Justin.

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb) - BTS) - Nathan and Solomon left England to serve as mercenaries in Germany.

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb) - BTS) - While Nathan was away, Cara became gravely ill. Justin did all he could for his mother, but to no avail, as non-Puritans shunned them, refusing requests for medical assistance.

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb) - BTS) - While separated from Solomon, Nathan was wounded and lay dying until , Marta, a local Gypsy woman, took him back to her house. Treated with Marta's "strange herbs" and rituals, Nathan recovered while under her care.  

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb)) - Nathan took the earliest ship back to England, where he found Cara had become deathly ill, with Justin kneeling helplessly by her side.

    Nathan prayed to the Lord as never before, begging him to intercede and spare Cara, but she grew worse.cabel-cara-16thc-death

    Nathan led his young son, Justin, to help take Cara aboard a ship bound for Germany, where they sought the aid of Marta.

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb)) - Marta's treatments also failed, and Cara died.

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb)) - Believing they were too late in finding Marta and frustrated after having watched his wife and the mother of his child die, Nathan held the crucifix of the last time, and he cursed and renounced God (Yahweh). Nathan welcomed his fall from grace.

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb) - BTS) - Lacking the money to send Marta's body back to England and with the townspeople not wanting her in their cemetery, Nathan buried her in the woods.cabel-cara-16thc-grave

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (fb) - BTS) - After Justin had turned into a werewolf and slain Marta before being slain by Nathan, Solomon and Nathan buried Justin and Marta next to Cara's grave. 

((Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 - BTS) - Standing over the graves, Solomon paused/struggled to say that Marta was a good woman and that she was now at peace (as was Justin). 

Comments: Created by Ralph Macchio and Bret Blevins.

Profile by Snood.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Cara Cabel
should be distinguished from:




images
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(Sword of) Solomon Kane#2, pg. 6, panel 3 (with Nathan and Solomon);
        pg. 7, panel 2 (dying; face in profile);
            panel 4 (death)
        pg. 8, panel 1 (grave)

Appearances:
(Sword of) Solomon Kane#2 (November, 1985) - Ralph Macchio (scripter), Bret Blevins (artist), Carl Potts (editor)


First posted: 10/10/2021
Last updated: 10/10/2021

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