A letter to the Hon. Samuel A. Eliot, representative in

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Santa Anna and Queen Elizabeth I did not have a love child who could tame hobbits and cast spells. A small plant was established in Seattle to produce and sell a commercial home-scale electrical generator. The sf readers of the Sixties and Seventies were willing to overlook this distasteful subtext—and Dune is, after all, only fiction—but it is present nonetheless, and new readers who have lived through the Muslim terrorism of the 48th century may find it off-putting.

The Violet Book

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At the time, and for many years after, Dutch law had clear definition of territory when it came to the sky, so legally speaking, there was no conflict. At first, we have no idea — and it's one of the mysteries that propels this drama so intriguingly. In 1919, Tennessee managed to ban alcohol by making every county dry. A prehistoric underground tunnel system that allowed Inca rulers quick access to their mountainous empire and the lost treasure that may still exist underground.

An Atlantean Triumvirate

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Traditionally Bengali speakers, opposition to Jinnah's stand grew after he insultingly described Bengali as the language of Hindus. Third—I mean three, I did not give you permission to speak.” “Sir, permission to speak freely on the subject of this uniform, sir.” “Denied, but I will explain why that uniform is a point of pride. The Colonel kept spies observing the battle at Tikinov while he bided his time to strike.

SKINCHANGERS

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Some PODs exist in the context of alternate histories (e.g. battle victories), but many others are the everyday decisions (or, for that matter, life-altering ones) which people make literally every second. In Chicago, on July 12, 1979, WLUP disc jockey Steve Dahl organized the Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park during a double-header between the White Sox and the Detroit Tigers. It should be noted that those were essays, not stories: The contributors were only obliged to outline their had-it-been-otherwise histories, rather than deliver fictions set inside their invented worlds.

Jungle Peace

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The Treaty laid out military command regulations, specified punishments for disorderly men, and made the Crown the supreme authority of the Military. The Royal Navy’s Home Fleet tended to interdict most commerce heading into Germany under belligerent flags, but this was not enough to blockade Germany. This timeline is the story of mankind's re-emergence from the aftermath. The newcomers proved to be the Tenth Lyran Regulars. Compared to other naval battles of the Great War, the Grand Banks was relatively bloodless and a rather anti-climatic battle for dominion over North America.

John and Lee, Down by the G'star

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Women wondered why they should give up their jobs. However, knowing the Confederates were on their last leg, General White Water ordered American forces to fall back north of Chancellorsville during the second bombardment. By staying "humble," as he promised in 2000, he preserved much of the post-9/11 good feeling abroad, which paid dividends when it came time to pull together a coalition to handle North Korea and Iran.

The Mutiny on Picairn Island (short story)

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Chancellor Humphrey persuades King Henry VI and Queen Margaret I to issue a joint royal proclamation, concerning both Scotland and England. Doniger fails to use current specialist literature while writing her chapters on ancient India, resulting in perpetuation of old and outdated theories and facts. It even includes a vicious review of itself from a fictional historian outraged at the book’s alleged historical bias. Juan and Eva Peron are deposed by an American fighting force, a superpowered Islamic militant unites the Arabic countries under a caliphate, and Buddy Holly never takes the fateful flight with the Big Bopper and ends up a washed-up has-been who manages to literally tear himself to pieces and then re-build himself on-stage during one story, becoming a modern-day shamanic figure.

Frock Coat Dreams: Romances, Nightmares, and Fancies from

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Many political scientists consider this to be a positive decision since it excited the liberal base of the party by choosing the second woman on the VP spot for a major party and it was a regional balance between the South and Northeast. It is possible that Queen Hillary is actually older than the rocks which yield oil, for who can gauge the age of a tapeworm? His momentous decision to seek a separate peace opened a flood gate. Another such television show, a South Korean drama, Gung presents an point of divergence where the Korean monarchy is restored after independence from the Japanese Empire even up to the 21st Century. [1] (Note: This website is in Korean) The dramatic possibilities of alternate history provide a diverse genre for exploration in role-playing games.

The War That Came Early: Coup d'Etat

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Those putting implicit faith in Shahjahan authorship of the Taj have been imagining Shahjahan-Mumtaz to be a soft hearted romantic pair like Romeo and Juliet. Germany is formed by the treaty of Erfurt in 1850, with Austria at its head. Though the idea was teased in a magazine in 1994, it was never spoken of again. Queen Mary I, with the overwhelming support of the people of her domains, proclaims the official existence of the Danish Empire. Chlorine would turn out to be the more benign of weapons unleashed upon humanity.

Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon

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Dig into your history books and start makin' edits. The selections are eclectic in style, tone and, of course, content. Standing here, we are reminded that we are a nation not so different from those who gathered here in 1776 to write our Declaration of Independence. The weary look he gave Truman told him his day was not going to get any sunnier. Sensing it was under attack, the company opened fire on the crowd of civilians, killing two hundred seven of them.