Zaraphiston is a Black Legion Sorcerer and the most senior advisor to Abaddon the Despoiler. Originally of the Thousand Sons, at the behest of Tzeentch himself he traveled deep into the Eye of Terror. On a Daemon World of brass cogs and ticking chronometers, Zaraphiston was gifted with a terrible understanding of the future. Thereafter, he joined the Black Legion and pledged himself to Abaddon.
During the 13th Black Crusade Zaraphiston received a vision in the Warp that Belisarius Cawl held a relic of immense importance. When he informed Abaddon, the Warmaster flew into a rage and ordered his Black Legion to acquire it at all cost.
- 1: WD286, pg. 71
- 2: WD238, pg. 104
- 3: Black Legion - A Codex: Chaos Space Marines Supplement (E-Book), A Legacy of Vengeance
- 4: Gathering Storm: Fall of Cadia - Chapter 3