Over the span of 963 years, Gabriel has become an immortal vampire and has taken on the name of ‘Dracul’. He becomes reclusive and bitter, hiding in an old church. During this time, he encounters Zobek again who predicts that Satan’s return to the Earthly realm is not far off. His old friend urges Gabriel to prevent the resurrection.
wait… 963 years later, Gabriel’s friend tries to prevent his sesurrection? spot on continuity.