Eric Flint's 1632 & Beyond: Alternate History Stories

1632 & Beyond Issue 3 #1: Cassini Rounds Third

Previous / Next Robert E Waters Author’s Note: This story is the fourth in the Cassini Plays Ball series. It follows the events in the previous three stories which were published in the Grantville Gazette: “Cassini at the Plate,” (Grantville Gazette 93);“Cassini Takes First,” (Grantville Gazette 96); and “Cassini Slides to Second” (Grantville Gazette 101). […]

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Volume 101 #5: Cassini Slides to Second

Previous / Next Click here for links to all parts of the Cassini story. by Robert E. Waters “Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps parents off the streets.”– Yogi Berra Grantville Mountaineers Baseball FieldJuly 16, 1636 Why in God’s precious name had he, Giovanni Domenico Cassini, been pushed into speaking […]

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Volume 96 #2: Cassini Takes First

Previous / Next Click here for links to all parts of the Cassini story. “He speaks in your voice, American, and there’s a shine in his eye that’s halfway hopeful.” –Don Delillo, Underworld Grantville Mountaineers’ Little League Tryouts July 7, 1636 An assistant coach for the Grantville Mountaineers sent a pop fly into the outfield. It […]

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Volume 93 #2: Cassini at the Plate

Previous / Next Click here for links to all parts of the Cassini story. by Robert E. Waters Higgins Hotel Dining Room, GrantvilleJuly 4, 1636 (The Day of Departure) Eleven-year-old Giovanni Domenico Cassini sat across from his uncle while picking at the small pile of freshly-scrambled eggs and two slices of bacon slick with grease. He […]

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