Join Free! | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Darden North, icarlton davis, iG. Roscoe, iReverend Dr. Linda De Coff, iTobias Roote, iBeth Trissel, iBob Meade, i

  Home > Science Fiction > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Janice Dietert

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· News
· Blog
· 12 Titles
· 5 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Jul, 2007

Janice Dietert, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Out Of Sync
by Chynna Laird

One serial killer. One Forensic Psychologist determined to bring him down. Will the secret he knows about her past be what finally breaks her?..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
The Omega Wave (Paperback)
by Richard Rydon

Not for the faint-hearted, ‘The Omega Wave’ is a full-length science fiction novel exploring gothic facets of consciousness and human nature. Luper a sensible young scien..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

   Recent articles by
Janice Dietert

On the Wall of the National Museums of Scotland
Submission Up, Up and Away
New Book in the Works
Midwest Book Review of Son of the Star
First Ever Book Signing
Son of the Star
Between Two Worlds
           >> View all

Shadows of the Anunnaki: Origins on Nibiru
by Janice Dietert   
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Last edited: Monday, July 23, 2007
Posted: Monday, July 23, 2007

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan

Shadows of the Anunnaki, inspired by the writings of Zechariah Sitchin, concerns the ancient astronauts, the Anunnaki or gods of old, from the planet Nibiru. The novel brings to light another group of beings the gods brought with them. To Earthlings the Alad Udug Lama were shadowy beings who accompanied the Anunnaki and dispensed good fortune. But who were they really? Why were they created? And what was their secret mission here on Earth? In this first book of the Shadows trilogy, these beings step out of the mists of time into a historical fantasy filled with political intrigue, adventure and romance.

My father and I are frustrated archaeologists at heart. When I was a teenager, he and I would get archaeology magazines and pour over the articles and pictures for hours. We could imagine ourselves there at those sites digging for the past in an effort to understand the present. However, I always felt archaeologists only had one side of the story. They had their expertise to draw upon but how do you truly understand the engineering of ancient structures if you aren't an engineer yourself? How can you understand rock weathering if you aren't a geologist? And how do you really determine the importance of the cosmos from the ancients' perspective, if you only have a minor grasp of the heavens above?

Enter Zechariah Sitchin's works. When I first read The Twelfth Planet, I was blown away. It's not just that he takes the same point of view that I do of history and myths...that if one reads them more like news reports and less like stories, one sees a different picture of the ancient world. Sitchin did what I always wished I could do. He went back to original texts and translated them himself not relying on the translations of others. He brought in experts from varying fields to examine ancient artifacts and locations and got a much broader outline of ancient civilizations than any archaeologist has done to date. The bibliography at the end of his books reads more like the works cited at the end of a scientific treatise. He thought like I do.

So when I saw the obscure translation of the Sumerian name - Alad Udug Lama, benevolent spirits who accompany the gods and dispense good fortune - I decided to take his tack on the matter. What did that translate to literally? Male protective spirits and female spirits of good fortune (udug being spirit). And I asked myself who could they really have been?

And from there I built their story. Using Sitchin's framework for the ancient "gods" or Anunnaki, I delved deep into their past and into the shadows to find these support beings. And wherever I turned my searchlight, new vistas opened to me that I had never dreamed of before, and new possibilities for the "gods" of old emerged.

Origins on Nibiru is the first book in a trilogy that documents the lives of these hidden beings. It is the book to give them life and color and place. In this and future books you'll discover how they came into being and for what purpose and how Anunnaki politics altered their purpose and their lives forever.

Web Site: Janice Dietert's Official Author Website

Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

North Star (ebook) by Kim Glassman

“North Star" (ebook version) is about Wayne, who is thrown into prison, for a murder he did not commit, and the prison computer, Janet, who falls in love with Wayne, and then evolv..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Sci-Fi Series 2 by Stan Law (aka Stanislaw Kapuscinski)

Three short stories: Simulator, Little Angels, Esperanza ..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.