>[The Sonic Bible was an internal document created by SOA][link] to provide a localised history and overall philosophy for Sonic and the Sonic universe. It is apparently not based on the Japanese history.
The [series bible][bible] for Sonic The Hedgehog from Sega’s launch of the first Sonic game in the US.
[link]: http://forums.sonicretro.org/index.php?s=9faa55e2cd1380a4a6a27ef7e01a4f8a&showtopic=14100&st=0&p=280663&#entry280663 “Sonic The Hedgehog Bible – Sonic Retro Message Board”
[bible]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bible_(writing) “Series bible”