How is a vampire created or brought across to vampirism? Folklore gives us myriad answers, few of which have much to do with any of the characters in Forever Knight, and other works of fiction also differ from Forever Knight and from one another. Even Forever Knight is not always consistent—something that often frustrates fans of the show, but was actually a deliberate decision on the part of its creators to leave them free to write each story as they felt would be most effective. Fans have made various attempts to synthesize the data into a coherent, consistent method.
The following episodes provide specific information about the creation of vampires: