The Handaxe, The Thunderstone, The Ouroboros

One of the earlier definitions of "humanity" is "a creature that uses tools." This is outdated, but it's still the one I first learned, and there's still something precise enough about it that we kind of recognize what it means. It implies more than just tools. A parent leans down and teaches their offspring the …

Advertisement

Preliminary Warning about Early Prehistory

Historical evidence is discovered constantly, old evidence is reinterpreted, etc. This makes writing anything definitively - especially as an outsider without access to the cutting edge - difficult. Still, many of these are small changes. That's not the same asĀ minor changeĀ - they often led to large changes in our view of history, even if they …