The antediluvian period – meaning "before the deluge" – is the period referred to in the Bible between the creation of the Earth and the deluge (the great flood, a.ka. Noah's flood). The Biblical account takes up chapters 1-6 (excluding the flood narrative) of the book of Genesis.
Genesis 6:4 tells us, "There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when
the sons of God come in unto the daughters of men, and they bare
children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of
A most intriguing passage, but it leaves the curious wanting, thirsty for details. The Chronicles of Susah series takes you to this world, now forever lost to us, and gives you a glimpse of things that probably were, or at least could have been.
Susah grew up in the relative safe isolation of her father's village just outside of Sethopolis, the capital city of the last human dominated nation on Earth. Her adventurous spirit drives her into conflict with her father, eventually leaving home and beginning her great adventure with Earth shattering potential.
The Dragoneers is her account of this first phase of her development, where she becomes a well respected member of Sethica's most elite warrior class.
After the fall of man, the first family was ejected from the Garden of Eden and a Cherubim with a flaming sword kept everyone away from the Garden. After Adam died at the amazing age of 930 years old, the Cherubim left. The descendents of Seth took it upon themselves to continue guarding the area.
At first they took turns standing watch but eventually they built a series of forts to aid them as the descendents of Cain, and later on the giants, attempted to gain access. After a long and bloody history of many wars, young Susah enters the fray. Little does she know of the evil plans about to unfold to exploit the hidden secrets of the Garden of Eden.