- This article is about the in-universe event. For the book, see .
The Time of Thin Blood is a period in Kindred eschatology that antedates Gehenna by some short period. Traditionally, Kindred scholars have viewed it as a period of political or numerical ascendance by high-generation vampires and optionally Caitiff.
The Clan member causes a psychic signal to go to the Clan Antediluvian, and if enough of them hit, then the Antediluvian may rise (as was the case with Zapathasura, the Ravnos Antediluvian). Since high-generation vampires are on the low-end of the power scale, they die more easily, and ironically many of the offices instituted to eliminate them (such as the Scourge), make Gehenna come even quicker.shows that the actual danger of the Time of Thin Blood is not the presence of high-generation vampires, but the deaths of vampires. The death of a