"The Coming of Abel Behenna" is a short story by Bram Stoker. It was first published in the UK in the March 26, 1893 and April 2, 1893 issues of Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper, London. It was first published in the US in the March 26, 1893 issue of The New Haven Register, New Haven, CT. The little Cornish port of Pencastle was bright in the early April, when the sun had seemingly come to stay after a long and bitter winter. Boldly and blackly the rock stood out against a background of shaded blue, where the sky fading into mist met the far horizon.