Eric Flint's 1632 & Beyond: Alternate History Stories

1632 & Beyond Issue 3 #2: A Fitting Tribute

Previous / Next Bethanne Kim My dad introduced me to the 1632 series, and we enjoyed it together for many years. This particular story is for my beloved father, may he rest in peace. Grantville October 1635 Angela Ugolini wrapped her coat tighter and leaned against her husband, Alberto, glad to be wearing wool stockings […]

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Volume 101 #2: A Sodden Mess

Previous / Next By Bethanne Kim September, 1631 As Doctor Sims finished his one-month exam of Timmy Claggett at the Red Cross Well Baby Clinic, little Timmy’s mom burst into tears. Eyes wide, the clearly uncomfortable elderly doctor cracked open the door and called his wife in before continuing to speak to the new mother. […]

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Volume 100 #2: Freedom Arches

Previous / Next by Bethanne Kim GrantvilleOctober, 1631 Sisters Gude and Demuth Bohm had been living in Grantville for several months, but the grocery store still intimidated them. Up-timer stores had so many things to choose from! They always took their time to avoid mistakes with the precious money they were given to spend each […]

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Volume 95 #4: Mrs. Flannery’s Flower Part 1: Acceptance

Previous / Next by Bethanne Kim April 2, 2000 Krystal Reed drove over to her Aunt Bethel and Uncle Raymond Little’s house after she finished her shift at the drugstore. Her parents were supposed to bring Nana over from Bluemont for the afternoon, and if she timed things right, her mom would take over and […]

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Volume 96 #3: Mrs. Flannery’s Flowers, Part 2: Flowers and Fashion

Previous / Next by Bethanne Kim First Sunday in Advent, 1631 After Mass, Irene Flannery walked over to Krystal and looked her up and down, sniffing in disdain. “I thought your mother at least taught you how to dress appropriately for Mass, young lady.” Caught off guard, Krystal had to bite back an angry reply. […]

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Down-Time Medical Training

Down-Time Medical Training by Bethanne Kim Previous by Bethanne Kim This focuses on medical training in Grantville and associated institutions, particularly the medical college in Jena. The story “An Invisible War” by Danita Lee Ewing (Grantville Gazette 2, 3, and II) chronicles the efforts during the year 1634-35 to start a training program for professional […]

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