Before the fall, and before the trials of "the Titan's son" Kyklo, a young smith by the name of Angel Aaltonen grappled with the giants as only a craftsman could...
The first of the three-part Before the Fall light novels, whose second and third installments have been adapted into a manga of the same name, this prequel of prequels details the origins of the devices that humanity developed to take on the mysterious Titans.
Ryo Suzukaze is a professional novelist, comicker and screenwriter. Upon graduating high school Suzukaze entered a technical school only to quickly transition to work in Japan's rapidly exploding YA fiction scene. His first work was on the novelization of the mega-hit video game series: Shin Megami Tensei - DEVIL SUMMONER. He would then go to write novels for the following series: .hack//CELL, the IdolM@ster, and Attack on Titan. Suzukaze would also write the script for the IdolM@ster sci-fi spin-off comic and animated TV series XenoGlossia. Thores Shibamoto is well known amongst Japan's YA fiction scene. Shibamoto's art can be seen on and inside the covers of a number of major works over the last 10 years including Trinity Blood and Bionic Solder.