Wayne Herschel was born in Zimbabwe and later moved to South Africa. He has always had a passion for the unexplained and the mysterious. As a child, he saw strange lights in the sky, later well publicised in the media as a mass sighting. Years later, in his early twenties, a near-death experience from a motorcycle accident gave him an out-of-body experience. These two critical life experiences are the prime reason his research base would be different to that of scholars. Herschel eventually began his own personal investigation into subjects like astronomy, the pyramids and ancient paranormal events, a hobby that would ultimately culminate in intensive and relentless research. With qualifications no greater than college, he researched everything he could in his quest for the meaning of life. After seven years of exhaustive research he came across Robert Bauval's 'The Orion Mystery.' It was after reading this author's breakthrough finding that Herschel co-ordinated a manuscript of his own, looking a larger interpretation than that of Bauval's. The book is co-written by Birgitt Lederer, a language graduate from the University of Johannesburg. Her extensive background in broadcast journalism and publishing made the book project possible.