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  • Once a mercenary of Queen Elizabeth I fighting Spaniards in Africa, Solomon met the Devil's Reaper and discovered he was bound for hell. Barely escaping, he soon renounced violence to atone for his past sins, seeking out redemption in a life of peace. That is until the followers of sorcerer Malachi kidnap a Puritan girl, Meredith Crowthorn, and brutally slaughter her family before his very eyes, forcing Solomon to take up arms and return to his violent ways once more to rescue her.

  • Based on stories by Robert E. Howard, Solomon Kane is a bloodthirsty English pirate who, after taking an Ottoman city in northern Africa, loses his soul to the devil. Kane renounces violence and retires to a monastery in England, struggling to live as a man of peace since then, to atone for his sins. Soon the evil reaches him though, forcing him to come back to the fight.

  • A ruthless mercenary renounces violence after learning his soul is bound for hell. When a young girl is kidnapped and her family slain by a sorcerer's murderous cult, he is forced to fight and seek his redemption slaying evil.


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  • Solomon Kane is a fictional character created by the pulp-era writer Robert E. Howard. A 17th century Puritan, Solomon Kane is a somber-looking man who wanders the world with no apparent goal other than to vanquish evil in all its forms. His adventures, published mostly in the pulp magazine Weird Tales, often take him from Europe to the jungles of Africa and back.

    Once a mercenary of Queen Elizabeth I fighting Spainards in Africa, He met the Devil's Reaper and discovered he was bound for hell. Barely escaping, he soon renounced violence to atone for his past sins, seeking out redemption in a life of peace. That is until the followers of a priest turned sorcerer, Malachi, kidnap a Purtian girl, Meredith Crowthorn, and brutally slaughter her family before his very own eyes; forcing Solomon to take up arms and return to his violent ways once more to rescue her.

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