Initial known eventsEdit

  • (~100) By now, the Vampires consider humanity thoroughly domesticated.
  • Raziel surpasses Kain in stages of pupation, growing bat-like wings.
  • (~1000) (SR1C) While feeding on a female, Raziel realizes his captive is not human. She reveals herself to be a construct of the elder gods, and tells Raziel of his destiny to be destroyed in the Abyss and reborn to exact revenge on Kain. Raziel slaughters the construct and burns her remains.
    • Wiki-Icon-SR1 Kain and the Council meet at the Sanctuary of the Clans. Raziel reveals his wings, which are ripped from his body by Kain.
    • Wiki-Icon-SR1 Raziel's execution: The Council bears Raziel to the Lake of the Dead, where, on Kain's orders, Dumah and Turel to cast their brother into the Abyss. Turel assumes Raziel's position as the Empire's second-in-command.


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  3. Wiki-Icon-SR1 Elder God: "Yes, Raziel - you were Sarafan... born of the same force that all but destroyed your race. Before the dawn of the Empire, you were chosen. Kain - Nosgoth’s solitary, self-declared monarch - plundered this tomb and raised you from these crypts. Breathing his vampiric gift into your defiled corpses, he resurrected you as his favored sons." Crystal Dynamics. Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver. (Eidos Interactive). PlayStation. (August 16, 1999) Transcript.
Preceded by:
The post-Blood Omen era
~ 500 years
Nosgoth's historical eras
The Soul Reaver era
≥ 1500 years
Followed by:
(end of known history)