Darrian Xavier, a British gangster, recounts his life story to an ancient Egyptian vampire. How he became the first vampire of his kind who was used by his masters as an instrument to get revenge on an enemy tribe and create the first world empire ruled by vampires. Darrian, first of the Mongrels, awakes to learn the ironic truth that t only did he possess the one key his masters needed to get the upper hand over the Illuminati tribe and man. But that very key which he holds in the palm of his hand, is also the one thing that can destroy the empire of death he helped create. Giving mankind a slight chance to reclaim the Earth.