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Found 8 works tagged 'alternate history'.



Fiction Series: Ongoing 7 Chapters

Holly Caelum Heisey


Updated Aug 6, 2019 · 12,154 words (45 minutes) · 2 likes · 65 views

Fantasy Science Fiction genderqueer powers nonbinary deep issues transgender and a little bit of snarky humor superhero alternate history lgbtq

This story started from wondering what if an everyman family-values hero had a kid, and that kid was non-binary? So, Magnificent was born. This is my love letter to the superheroes who helped shape my life, and a fulfilling of my desperate need for a non-binary superhero to look up to. And every hero needs an origin story. | This is a serialized novelette, updated bi-weekly.


lone feather in warsaw


Fiction Series: Complete 12 Chapters

Curtis C. Chen

By the Light of the Moon

Updated Jul 18, 2019 · 53,813 words (196 minutes) · 1 like · 29 views

Fantasy Science Fiction Historical alternate history apollo 8 not werewolves

What if the Moon were magic? What if simply looking at the full Moon would transform one out of every ten people into a mindless animal? What if, in the year 1968, NASA decided to send three astronauts to orbit the Moon anyway?


Moon close-up by NASA



K.G. Anderson

His Last Victim

Published Jun 17, 2019 · 4,697 words (18 minutes) · 79 views

Historical victorian alternate history Jack the Ripper

London, November 1888. A young police officer volunteers for a novel undercover role, one for which he is uniquely suited. Thus disguised, he witnesses Jack the Ripper’s last horrific crime — and glimpses the high-level cover-up that drew the curtain over the killer’s identity.





Jaymee Goh

Between Islands

Published Jun 15, 2019 · 6,234 words (23 minutes) · 137 views

Science Fiction steampunk alternate history malaysia

Merchants and colonisers. Balloon boys. Technology brought home to the Straits of Melaka to turn the tides of history.





Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

O, Pioneer

Published May 13, 2019 · 10,562 words (39 minutes) · 157 views

Fantasy Historical china and America alternate history Christopher Columbus New World First Nations Discovery of America

1211 AD: Their king dead, remnants of the royal household of Hang Zhou escape the Mongol invasion by fleeing in a tiny fleet of vessels. Led by the king's steward, Wei Li, they reach the shores of the New World where they integrate into the society of the coastal tribes. Almost 300 years later, a merchant named Cristobal Colonne (Christopher Columbus) comes to the New World. In this re-imagining of the "discovery" of the American continent, things turn out a bit differently than history records.


Sunset at Lake Constance



Beverly Suarez-Beard

A Thing Brilliant and Fine

Published Apr 13, 2019 · 7,366 words (27 minutes) · 128 views

Literary Fiction Science Fiction Historical alternate history the Inquisition

When the Inquisition comes to question Francisco's mentor, the genius Donato, Francisco must find a way to save him.





Michael McCormick

The Golden Chariot of Oswald Grade 3

Published Jan 22, 2019 · 7,686 words (28 minutes) · 2 likes · 242 views

Science Fiction alternate history WWII JFK

"Lee Harvey Oswald squinted past spaceships parked on the desert outside the dome." So begins the strange tale of Kennedys, Oswalds, mysterious aliens, and a missile crisis.





Laurie Tom

The Wings The Lungs, The Engine The Heart

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 6,452 words (24 minutes) · 421 views

Science Fiction Historical alternate history dieselpunk WWI

Karl's job is to test an experimental technology to save the life of a fallen soldier, but that soldier turns out to be none other than the Red Baron himself.


Classic sunset over San Diego