The term used for any vampires Name meaning: Night (Italian – he picked that one) Other names: Naktam; Night-child; Nox Aeterna; the Blood King; Lord of the Night Whispers; and of course, just Night. Notte by... More created himself. They’re also called first-generation.
These Night Children are special because they are the closest to Notte in terms of powers and abilities, including immunity to sunlight. Notte doesn’t make many children; history has proven how few people can truly handle that kind of power, and giving it to the wrong people is amistake he doesn’t intend to make again.
So why, you ask, did he make One of Notte's currently living eight "first-born" children - that is, a vampire he made himself. He was made approximately 1740 AD. Marshall is a sociopath. Notte found him unusually... More?
An excellent question. Might be a story there.