yes, this is really before us, the years, 10,000 years ago. just as Sebastian said to Alexis in the 1st AVP. and yes the Preds really has something to do about this, which i made a print of the space jockeys and also the revealed story from Aliens Original Sin: it explains everything and i'm sure that the Aliens book will be the story to the Alien prequel, the opening,the storyline. thanks to Annalee Call. she knows.