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The 12th Planet Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Enki/Ea

Enki, also known as Ea, is a Sumerian god. According to Sitchin, Enki was an alien from a planet on an elliptical orbit with our solar system, one of the Nefilim. Enki was the first Nefilim to arrive on Earth, preparing the way for others to colonize and creating the first city, from which the name "Earth" derives. A scientist, Enki was in charge of mining operations in Africa and head of the southern hemisphere of Earth. He is the master of technologies among the gods. According to Sitchin, Enki was also responsible for the genetic engineering of mankind. Enki also loved water and is associated with water.

When the Nefilim workers rebelled at working in the mines, Enki suggested creating a new race of workers to take over. He used the local primates, Homo erectus, as a base and combined Nefilim DNA in the form...

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