- "You want somethin' to hunt?! Hunt me!"
- —Gabriel distracting Necromorphs to help survivors on Titan Station.
Gabriel Salam was a captain in the Earth Defense Force and captained the USM Deus until 2508 when he fell victim to a Marker and started to suffer from dementia after his entire crew was killed and caused a colony on the Planet Augus to be destroyed along with a Marker. After the incident we was found and put into Project Telomere on Titan Station.
Gabriel is Caucasian and has an athletic build which he maintain due to his military training with the EDF. He stands at five foot and eleven inches. He has dark blue eyes and brown hair. He keeps his hair short. During his time alone of the on his derelict USM Deus he started to grow sideburns and kept them during his time on the Sprawl. With in Project Telomere he suffered scaring under his eyes.
RIGs and Clothing
When he does not have a set of armor on he wore a soldier uniform before the events on Augus. On Titan station he wore a hospital outfit with a straitjacket attached, which was cut open so he could move his arms.
While serving as a captain in the EDF Gabriel wore an Advanced Soldier RIG. On his armor he had the symbol for the USM Deus on his right chest plate.
After escaping from EarthGov after the outbreak began on Titan Station Gabriel somehow gained accessed to the Soldier Suit RIG which he used during his entire time while on Titan Station.
Personality and Traits
Gabriel was a soldier and was dedicated to his duty for the EDF, but he prioritized the men under his command over orders, which would lead to many EDF members to have a dislike against him while others honored him for his protective nature of his soldiers. He was an open man with his soldiers usually never keeping secrets from people, but after the incident on Augus he came paranoid around people and would keeps secrets more. He started to suffer from Dementia he started to see hallucinations of three people from his crew. Gabriel tends to speak with a Texas accent.
*In the Abrahamic religions, Gabriel (Hebrew: גַּבְרִיאֵל Gavri'el "God is my strength", Biblical Greek: Γαβριήλ, Gabriel; Amharic, Geez and Tigrinya: ገብርኤል, Arabic: جبريل or جبرائيل Jibril or Jibra'il) is an angel who typically serves as a messenger sent from God to certain people.
*In Hebrew the meaning of the name Salem is: Peace.
*Although he is actually 35, by 2514, he is biologically 32 or 33 due to the effects of stasis containment during his three years on the Sprawl.
- "Everyone fall back to the Deus!"
- —Gabriel ordering his men to retreat from Necromorphs
- "Anderson hold on, I can almost pull you in!"
- —Gabriel trying to pull Private Hayden Anderson into the 'safe room' on the Dues before he is ripped away and killed by Nercomorphs
- "I was loyal to EarthGov and the EDF...and they repaid my loyalty with...with this?"
- —Gabriel talking about Project Telomere after shortly escaping after the outbreak on Titan Station