Eric Flint's 1632 & Beyond: Alternate History Stories

Volume 96 #2: Cassini Takes First

Previous / Next “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 was a soft, shallow hit that gave eleven-year-old Giovanni Domenico Cassini […]

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Volume 93 #2: Cassini at the Plate

Cassini at the Plate Previous / Next 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 wasn’t very hungry. All he had wanted […]

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