Eric Flint's 1632 & Beyond: Alternate History Stories

Volume 2 #12: The Secret Book of Zink

Previous The Secret Book Of Zink Andrew Clark [We present to you for the first time translated into English, the remarkable and exciting news from Doctor Erasmus Faustus, as originally printed in the Fraenkische Wochenzeitung.] By vows to God and from pious reflection, this humble man offers to mankind the secret story of the princely […]

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Volume 2 #11: Mente Et Malleo: Practical Mineralogy And Minerals Exploration In 1632

Previous / Next Mente Et Malleo: Practical Mineralogy And Minerals Exploration In 1632 (non-fiction) Laura Runkle One of the advantages that the people of Grantville have in the novels 1632 and 1633 is their technology. With their tools, the people of Grantville can turn out cannon, rifles, and steam engines. With their chemical knowledge, they […]

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Volume 2 #10: So You Want To Do Telecommunications In 1633?

Previous / Next So You Want To Do Telecommunications In 1633? (non-fiction) Rick Boatright Introduction David Freer’s story, “Lineman for the Country” in the Ring of Fire anthology, described the beginnings of wired telecommunications in the 1632 universe and the founding of AT&L. Like any good story, much of the technology was mentioned, but not […]

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Volume 2 #9: A Quick and Dirty Treatise on Historical Fencing

Previous / Next A quick and dirty treatise on historical fencing (non-fiction) Enrico M. Toro “Et l’oggetto di questa scienza altro non è che il riparare et il ferire . . . le quali non potrà alcuno sapere se prima non havrà la cognitione dè tempi e delle misure . . .”[ . . . and the goal of this science […]

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Volume 2 #3: EUTERPE, Episode 1

Previous / Next EUTERPE, Episode 1 Enrico M. Toro Editor’s note: Giacomo Carissimi and Girolamo Zenti are historical characters. They each gave important contributions to classic music. The first is considered the most important composer of the Roman baroque movement, an innovator of the era; the second was a well-traveled harpsichord maker, renowned for the […]

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Volume 2 #2: Collateral Damage

Previous / Next Collateral Damage Mike Spehar “A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.” —Antoine de Saint Exupery “Just perfect,” Jesse muttered in disgust. “What was that, Herr Oberst?” Jesse jammed his hands into the pockets of his flying jacket and looked […]

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