What Might Have Been Volumes I II Author:Gregory Benford and Martin H. Greenberg What would have happened if history had been different--if the major events that shaped our times had occurred in a different way or not at all? From a Confederacy that won the Civil War to a Europe converted to Viking paganism. These bold excursions in time depict bizarre new worlds--oddly familiar, disturbingly different-a glimpse of what migh... more »t have been.
ALTERNATE EMPIRES contains: In the House of Sorrows by Poul Anderson; Remaking History by Kim Stanley Robinson; Counting Potsherds by Harry Turtledove; Leapfrog by James P. Hogan; Everything but Honor by George Alec Effinger; To the Promised Land by Robert Silverberg; Bible Stories for Adults No. 31: The Covenant by James Morrow; All Assassins by Barry N. Malzberg; Game Night at the Fox and Goose by Karen Joy Fowler; Waiting for the Olympians by Frederik Pohl; The Return of William Proxmire by Larry Niven; & We Could Do Worse by Gregory Benford.
ALTERNATE HEROES contains: Instability by Rudy Rucker and Paul Di Filippo; No Spot of Ground by Walter Jon Williams; The Old Man and C by Sheila Finch; Loose Cannon by Susan Shwartz; Roncesvalles by Judith Tarr; His Powder'd Wig His Crown of Thornes by Marc Laidlaw; A Sleep and a Forgetting by Robert Silverberg; Mules in Horses' Harness by Michael Cassutt; Lenin in Odessa by George Zebrowski; Abe Lincoln in McDonald's by James Morrow; Another Goddamned Showboat by Barry N. Malzberg; A Letter from the Pope by Harry Harrison and Tom Shippey; and The Last Article; & Departures by Harry Turtledove.« less