In 2012, Rayan was sent to the Los Angeles Institute as part of a team of Centurions tasked with finding Malcolm Fade's body and the Black Volume of the Dead. While in Los Angeles, Rayan participated in patrols and tried to stay on friendly terms with the inhabitants of the Institute. He also spoke out against Zara Dearborn when she began talking about the merits of the Registry.
- Lord of Shadows (first appearance)
- Rayan appeared to be friends with Jon Cartwright, as they were often together and spent a lot of time talking.