Eric Flint's 1632 & Beyond: Alternate History Stories

Volume 94 #7: Notes from The Buffer Zone: Old SF Roadshow

Previous / Next by Kristine Kathryn Rusch This past month, I wrote a novel in my Spade/Paladin universe. The stories are mysteries, set at science fiction conventions. As the conventions became more acrimonious, ‘long about 2015, my willingness to write more Spade/Paladin slowed down. I hated getting criticized by people of every political persuasion for […]

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Volume 94 #6: Propane, Butane, and Natural Gas in the 1632 Universe

Previous / Next by Iver P. Cooper Introduction Natural gas and its components are important fuels in post-Ring of Fire Grantville. They also have other utilities. In this article, we will try to better characterize Grantville’s natural gas resource and the means by which propane and butane might be extracted from it and put to […]

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Volume 94 #5: A Puritan Voice, Part 9

Previous / Next by Michael Lockwood “Gut Tag, Herr Knapp, and Herr Culloden.” Nicholas and Baird turned from their examination of a merchant’s wares and saw an unremarkable man standing patiently behind them. He was notable for his plainness. He could have been from any part of Europe, though the shape of his face hinted […]

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Volume 94 #4: The Kreutzer

Previous / Next by George Grant Freeman Barnes finished splitting the firewood he had brought out of the woods. He switched off the log splitter, then stacked the split wood in the shelter. Freeman brushed the wood debris off his pants. He was very late finishing the coming winter’s preparations, but felt there was finally […]

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Volume 94 #1: Faith with Heretics

Previous / Next by Virginia DeMarce Heldrungen, Sommersburg County, SoTF Summer-Fall, 1636 The older boy sat quietly on the stone bench in the chapel vestibule at the Wasserburg, the moated castle, in Heldrungen. His brother, three or four years younger, newly breeched, wriggled, wiggled, squirmed, and wriggled some more. Gottfried Pinckert, attorney, looked at Hans Appelt, […]

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