The Caretaker

(Dr. Albert Caine)

Original Icon - Halloween Horror Nights XII: Islands of Fear (2002)



Dr. Albert Caine was once a respected surgeon who later in life became the Caretaker of the Shady Oaks Cemetery. Caine and his family used the deceased as trial subjects in unnatural and bizarre experiments. Caine even used the corpses as playthings in elaborate funeral parlor parties.

Two teenagers who decided to take a walk through the cemetery telling ghost stories came across the terrible sight of one of Albert's gruesome parties. Walking past the gravestones and various monuments they heard music carried on the wind. Following the sound they came across the Shady Oaks Cemetery which is where they witnessed the Caine family dancing with the rotted remains of decaying corpses.
Word of the grisly goings-on quickly spread and the authorities launched a massive investigation. Before the police investigation could be completed an angry mob comprised of the relatives of the deceased used in the Caretaker's experiments took matters into their own hands.

Is it possible that Albert Caine and his family could have escaped the fire from many years ago? 
As the Shady Oaks Cemetery is reopened an intrepid research team will enter to discover it's terrible secrets. You, the guests of Halloween Horror Nights: Islands Of Fear, have been volunteered as members of that team.

Setting fire to the whole area they destroying the funeral parlor and the Caine Home, with the entire family inside. After the police investigation had been completed they discovered that the Caretaker and his family had desecrated more than two thousand graves. They found an intricate series of tunnels underneath the ground that ran for miles and miles.  
Moving forward in time to ten years later...
The Shady Oaks Cemetery has been off limits to everyone until now.
The bodies of The Caretaker and all of his demented family members were never discovered. There is a legend that the strange noises that emanate from the decaying ruins of the burned out funeral parlor are somehow connected to the horrors of its past.

The Caretaker appeared as the icon for the 2002 Islands of Fear event. His character was in the opening show where he tortured a victim. He also appeared in his manor, ScreamHouse, which was hs iconic hauted house.
Caine returned the following year for 2003 Halloween Horror Nights 13. He appeared in the ScreamHouse Revisited haunted house.
For the 2006 Halloween Horror Nights: Sweet 16, Caine returned with Jack, The Director, and The Storyteller in the opening show, The Arrival. He also had his own house at Halloween Horror Nights 16. It was called ScreamHouse: Resurrection.
The Caretaker would appear with his daughter, Cindy Caine in the Shadows from the Past Scare Zone for the last week of the 2009 Halloween Horror Nights XIX: Ripped from the Silver Screen.

It was also revealed at the 2010 Halloween Horror Nights XX: Twenty Years of Fear that Caine was "Death". Death was one of Fear's 5 pawns. The pawns were the past icons who prepared the way for Fear's coming in 2010. Caine appeared inthe Fear Revealed Scare Zone in 2010.

His final appearance, to date, was in the HHN - ICONS scarezone at HHN25.

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