After Lilith was banished from Eden she took refuge in an unnamed location near the Red Sea and continued her mischief.
Over the next years she would sire her demon children and drink the blood of newborns while Adam and Eve continued their lives on Earth and had two children – Abel and Cain.
Both brought offerings to God, Cain brought the fruits of the ground, and Abel, brought one of his flock as an offering.
God approved only Abel’s offering so Cain became very angry. As he and Abel where in the field on day, Cain rose up and struck his brother repeatedly until he was dead.
For the murder of his brother Cain was cursed by God and marked so that he wouldn`t be killed. Since he would have to be hidden from the face of God/the Light and driven out from the face of the earth we can assume that he would need to wonder at night.
In myth, it is said that the curse that God had set upon Cain was to be cast into a world of darkness with a continuous craving for blood, and this curse has been passed from generation to generation, all the way up to the vampires of today.
It is also believed that Cain wondered the world until he found Lilith.
She nurtured his hate and though him blood magic summon mystic powers and how to “anoint” someone else into becoming a vampire. She thus made him her companion.
Vague references have it that they had their own offspring – demons and vampires!
Surprisingly, Cain and Lilith’s children resurfaced 1000 years later in the epic poem Beowulf, and with much more mention than he ever receives in the Bible. Beowulf was first written down and preserved by monks- who were the only literate people in their time.
The tale originated somewhere in the 600’s in England, and was thought to have been written down at a later time with ad notations of course.
|Till the monster stirred, that demon, that fiend,
Grendel, who haunted the moors, the wild
Marshes, and made his home in a hell
Not hell but earth. He was spawned in that slime,
Conceived by a pair of those monsters born
Of Cain, murderous creatures banished
By God, punished forever for the crime
Of Abel’s death. The Almighty drove
Those demons out, and their exile was bitter,
Shut away from men; they split
Into a thousand forms of evil– spirits
And fiends, goblins, monsters, giants,
A brood forever opposing the Lord’s
Will, and again and again defeated.
(Ll. 101-114)…Cain had killed his only
Brother, slain his father’s son
With an angry sword, God drove him off,
Outlawed him to the dry and barren desert,
And branded him with a murder’s mark. And he bore
A race of fiends accursed like their father…