Romeo and Juliet (King's Treasury of Literature)

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To achieve this, the two nations made a separate agreement along with the general peace of Versailles. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/2cUQXLs A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Neither side could claim air superiority because their aerospace forces were evenly matched. In The Difference Engine, for instance, Charles Babbage succeeds in developing computers at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. The Swiss empire was split among the nations.

Birth of a Nation

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For All Nails expands on Robert Sobel's For Want of a Nail. Alternate history or alternative history, sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently from reality. If he had evidence of imminent purges he could certainly get the officer corps to support him, and with the army at his back Stalin would have been a dead man. The series lead to the creation of an anime series. 2002 Iron Storm, set in a world where World War I lasts more than half a century. 2003 Freedom Fighters, set in an alternate Cold War where the Soviet Union drops the atomic bomb on Berlin in 1945 and eventually invades the United States in likely early 2000s. 2006 Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday, contains a scenario involving Soviet forces attacking Allied forces in 1945, starting World War III. 2006 Resistance: Fall of Man, set in 1951 Britain as human resistance forces attempt to drive out an alien species of unconfirmed origin called the Chimera. 2007 War Front: Turning Point, set in an alternate version of World War II in which Adolf Hitler died during the early days of the war, and a more effective leadership arose to command Germany during the conflict. 2007 World in Conflict, set in 1989 during the social, political, and economic collapse of the Soviet Union.

The Falsebook Nation: A Fictional Science on the History of

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The Basque region was overran in 714 as well. 718: A local general Pelagius I defeats a Muslim army near Covadonga and were able to ambush the Muslim detachment. The convention removed Hanover from the war, reduced the Hanoverian army to just 1,000 men, and allowed France to occupy most of Hanover. One reason often given as to why this didn't come to pass is that the Western economies capitalized on the revolution in information technology while the Soviet Union failed to do so.

The Makioka Sisters

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The American Army was so tired after this battle, that it failed to follow up the attack, and knock Virginia out of the war. In other words, China would have embarked on a peaceful transition to democracy. The US Army’s primary concern in Texas was keeping order in the cities and stamping out any pro-Confederate movements. Contenders were the much-delayed F-35C, the F/A-18E/F, and a navalised Eurofighter Typhoon, and the Rafale-M, which was already in service with the French.

His Majesty's Dragon: Temeraire, Book 1

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However, a vital event occurred that saved Frederick the Great from destruction. Given the limitless fictional possibilities of paratime travel themes, and the fact that both string theory and the many-worlds theory of quantum physics provide a highly plausible hard-science-fiction foundation for such stories, it is probable that this variant will continue to flourish in tandem with the more "conventional" alternate history stories described below. This ignited tensions with the communist leadership of the other republics that eventually resulted in the secession of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia from Yugoslavia.

A Time of Kings

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However, a great deal of excellent alternate history about World War II (like the stories produced by Kornbluth and Dick) are short on realistic explanations for how history went another way. Instead, a series of squadron-sized battles took place: Dogger Bank on April 29, and Dover Straight on May 17. Silver’s interesting review of Departures on SF Site: The title story [Departures] is one of the more traditional alternate histories to appear in the book and, although it is not included in Agent of Byzantium, it does set up that entire story sequence, making Mohammed a monk gifted with the ability to write beautiful hymns.

KINGDOM of DARKNESS

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Here, then, is the story from the Northlands, of a people in a small area of Finland protected by warm water currents during the Ice Age and ancestors of much of Europe. "In the ROT (root) Ring, alphabet / Sound System ... each individual sound is fraught with meaning and integral to an ever-developing network of associations, naturally crystallizing into the logic patterns underlying the various forms of human culture of which we have knowledge today."

The People that Time Forgot

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Lincoln supposedly pronounced Harriet Beecher Stowe “the little woman who made this great war,” and some of his contemporaries laid the conflict at the feet of Sir Walter Scott. One of these was the double-headed eagle, which became the coat of arms of Muscovy. In light of economic hardships and political uncertainty, the kingdoms decided not to depart into five different directions, but to strengthen the Commonwealth by turning it onto a confederation of equal states.

Buddenbrooks, Verfall Einer Famillie

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On September 16th, 1985, in a dilapidated house in Faizabad, formerly the capital of Oudh province in India, a reclusive holy man known as Bhagwanji or Gumnami Baba (‘the saint with no name’) breathed his last. All leftovers will be donated to the Track for use in our Extreme Steampunk Makeover Challenge. Christians were thusly thrown to dogs, crucified, and even dipped in oil and burned alive as streetlights, beginning centuries of persecution throughout the empire. Serbia declared war on Montenegro and moved most of its army towards Montenegro.

The Blind Hear Well (The Songs of Peter Sliadek Book 6)

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People still worship a version of the Greek pantheon, and there are several rival city-states/kingdoms. The plan was to detonate this in the morning and destroy the building with the King, his sons and government inside. I have always been more into Alternate Worlds, but I will have to give this a try. D in Literature from the University of Miami, as well as a B. It’s been nearly a year since New Horizons blasted past Pluto and sent back incredible images and groundbreaking data, but because of its incredible distance from the Earth, data is still coming in at a trickle, and it’s leading to new discoveries about the planet on a regular basis.