Origins and early years
According to ancient legends, Apsû was the embodiment of fresh water below the earth's surface.
She mated with dragon-like Tiamat (also known as Leviathan, the primeval embodiment of the sea, or primordial sea) mated with , giving birth to the first two Annunaki: Lahmu and Lahamu. They also sired Kingu.
Their grandchild Anu matured, became the Annunaki Sky Father, and sired a new generation of Annunaki with Gaea.
Apsû grew annoyed by the younger generations, and planned to destroy them, but was preemptively killed by Ea, enraging Tiamat and Kingu, and leading to a prolonged civil war.
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