Illyana Dakanova, vampire "mother" to Adriana

Illyana Dakanova, vampire “mother” to Adriana

Seeing Adam’s loneliness in the Garden, the shadow god Yahweh created woman from the fire, Lilith. However, she refused subservience to Adam and was cast out.

Later, Lilith seduced Adam’s son Cain and birthed a son, Upir. Upon the boy’s seventeenth birthday, Lilith and her lover Satan murdered the boy. They performed the B’akhza D’eab, fastening Upir’s soul to the demon Xaphan. They then forced both spirits back into Upir’s lifeless body.

Thus, the first vampire was created.

Since Upir’s time, vampires have splintered in both power and purpose. The Daemilvar follow Lilith’s hatred of Man. The Sons of Cain carry their father’s remorse at the terror Upir, Lilith and Satan released upon the world. The Daughters of Lilith do what they can to bring chaos to the Shadowdance.

Notable vampires include the Dupre sisters, Adriana and Dominique.