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A History of Gender: Omegaverse

By Catcateightyeight All Rights Reserved ©

Romance / Fantasy

Chapter 1: The Beginning

Millions of years ago, as the first of our kind evolved into the earliest ancestors of the human race, the alpha/omega gender history began a long journey alongside the voyages of people. About 1.9 million years before the common-era, there were only two very defined and rigid genders. There was the alpha male and the omega female. These early people were savage and barbaric, resembling their primal ancestor more closely than the domesticated cat does in today's world. Their animalistic tendencies defined their behavior and lead the way into the first resemblance of social order in the ancient world.

The earliest evidence to any social order was found amongst the bones of the first groups of nomadic peoples. These groups of people would wander the plains and forests in search of food. Each group, more closely related to packs similar to the 19th and 20th century wolf, would consist of an aggressive alpha male, several omega females and a few young and more submissive alpha males who had not yet met physical maturity. The pack would be closely guarded by the dominating male alpha who would risk their lives in order to protect their property from any threat, including their own offspring once they reached physical maturity. Omega females took the roll of the submissive follower within the pack, never questioning their leaders. However, the omega female most favored by the alpha male would often become the most dominant of the omega females. Gaining the favor of the leader would spark the omega female's competitive nature, especially in the weeks prior to their heat.

Omega females would battle one another for the right to mate with the alpha male during their heat, in short gaining the spot of the dominant omega female. These fights would usually be bitter and stressful, since most of the omega females would fall into heat at the same time on a monthly basis. This differs from today's omegas that are more likely to lapse into heat on a tri-monthly basis. This would cause much distress for the alpha male who would not be unaffected by their omega female's sex pheromones. Another concern for the alpha male during the monthly heat would be the attraction of other alpha male's in search of either expanding or creating their own pack. In conjunction with the young alpha males of his pack, the dominant alpha male would defend the hormonal pack from the threat of another alpha male up until their omega females finally reached their heat.

Once the omega females fell into heat, they would practically become slaves to their desires. They could do nothing by try desperately to find a release for their need. The dominant alpha male would be affected by the change in pheromone output and also be commanded by his body to please the distressed omega females. They would mate first with the dominant omega female, who would often be the only one to knot with the alpha male. During the first mating the alpha male would be rendered unable to attend to the other omega females making this the most dangerous time for the dominant alpha male's pack. If the dominant alpha male became complacent or too distracted, other alpha males would swoop in and claim the helpless omega females. This also made bondage quite impractical during this era due to the time required to successfully bond. However, if the pack was developed enough, the physically immature alpha males would stand guard around the heated pack, as they were much less affected by the omega female's pheromones having not yet developed the glands required to recognize the tempting scent.

This was the plight of the first prehistoric humans, bound to their animalistic instincts as we are now to the convenience of modern technologies. As time progressed people began to settle down into small communities, diverging from the common practices of their once nomadic lifestyle. Along with the change in lifestyles came a change in the behavior of alpha males. A defiant increase in the aggressive tendencies of alpha males was seen once humans had, for the first time, possession of territory. Alpha males gained the need to protect their properties and defend their land from intruders. They developed and honed their ability to scent mark territory beginning by leaving their mark on trees and rocks and eventually developing into leaving their scent on their respective mates. Such advanced scent marking is still commonplace in today's society. There has never been another such increase in aggression for the alpha male gender since and is unlikely to ever be recreated.

A more a sensitive sense of smell aiding in the discernment in subtle difference between scents was also adapted over time. This benefited the territorial alpha males greatly when establishing and defending their properties, but also created hindrances never before seen. Since the more sensitive sense of smell took longer to mature the ability would begin to form earlier in life. For the first time, young alpha males not yet of physical maturity had the ability to sense pheromones. Such ability could lead to arousing the young alpha males even before their body was prepared to partake in sexual activities, which could be dangerous. The omega female often matures around 13 years of age, whereas the alpha male matures closer to 15 or 16 years of age. This discontinuity between ages of mature left a large expanse of time during which young alpha males may succumb to a pheromone induced loss of control. Under mature humans do not only have the biological inability to reproduce, but also lack the mental ability to control their emotional state especially under the influences of pheromones.

The newly adapted sensitivity to smell did not exclusively pertain to alpha males. Omega females also attained a heightened ability to smell, however they utilized their ability in a different manner. Instead of marking territory or sensing intruders, omega females would search for the scent of a viable mate. They would search for the distinct smell of fertility and dominance so greatly prized by early human beings. This increased the number of successful fertilizations during mating. However, omega females also began to be pickier about their mates. Instead of falling to their knees for any alpha that could satisfy their needs during their heat, they began to scope out their choices and would pick the strongest, and most beautiful alpha they could. In strict contrast with their ancestors, the omega females no longer battled one another for the right to have an alpha male. Instead they were the ones who needed to be impressed.

Alpha males began to need more than their wits to capture a mate. Only the strongest, fastest, most intelligent, and best looking males were chosen for mates. Therefore the alpha males needed to prove their superiority to the omega females. Displays of aggression and dominance were not uncommon for alpha males who could sense an omega female was near heat. This was also in contrast to their nomadic ancestors, who only had to be there at the right time to ensure a mate. Selective omega females eventually gave rise to stronger and more aggressive alpha males. Many scientists also attribute the increase of aggression seen in the no longer nomadic alpha males to the change in mating behavior of omega females although, the extent is often debated.

From the beginnings, almost 1.9 million years before the common-era to only tens of thousands of years before the common-era, people experienced some of the most drastic changes to their biology. These changes have a huge effect on not only physical biology in the common-era, but also on developed society. Thousands of years of changing genders and political turmoil trace back to these roots of human development. These roots have affected history for millions of years and will continue to affect us even now as traverse into the new era, the space age.

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