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‘There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world.’ - - Arthur Conan Doyle. • He knew how to have a good time! • #alternateuniverse #alternatehistory #ancient #ancientevil #demons #horror #darkness #museumlover #curses #occult #monsters #zombie #zombies #entertainment #heritage #culture #history #historian #london #museum #archeology #archaeology #archeologia #fun #humor #humour #londonlife #londonculture
This game was the dogs bollocks. If you played and loved this game then you my friend, had a good taste in gaming. #resistancefallofman #ps3 #playstation3 #resistance #alternatehistory #chimera #england #fps #insomniacgames #sony #goodtimes #memories #nathanhale
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5-star review for TIME ASSASSINS! Order a signed copy, email rkylehannah@gmail.com #writersofinstagram #scifi #book #authorlife #timetravel #alternatehistory #history
Flag of Bundesrepublik germanika, (yes it’s an alternate history) and a history of my conlang Germanic as well. If you want a full scenario on what happened, tell me :) . . . . . . . . #germanicconlang #germanic #conlang #language #languagelearning #althistory #alternatehistory #germany #sweden #denmark #norway #netherlands #dutch #german #swizerland #austria
The Man In the High Castle; please watch it if you haven't already. Honestly, John Smith is one of my favorite characters even though he's an antagonist. He's a pretty interesting character. This is my 'low effort' style, I guess. I wanted to get this done but I was also busy. . . . #art #artwork #digital #digitalart #digitalartwork #worldwar #worldwarii #worldwarii #alternatehistory #themaninthehighcastle #maninthehighcastle #obergruppenführer #johnsmith #obergruppenführerjohnsmith #obergruppenführersmith #amazonoriginal
Raising a tea mug to one of the most reliable authors who never fails to show me a good time. More broadly, s/f is a reliably entertaining genre, together with mystery and horror. Perhaps it is because of their roots in old magazines where they are merely regarded as cheap pulp fiction. No matter how established and intricate these genres are now, excitement was and is their baseline. • 'The Man in the High Castle' imagines an alternate history in which the Axis Powers won WW2 and subsequently took over Europe and America, bringing their ideas of racial purity with them. The year is 1962. The Slavs are expelled from Europe. Slavery is reinstituted. The Aryans and the Japanese are the master races. White Americans are pejoratively called 'pinocs', and to be of American ancestry is a mark of shame that some attempt to disguise by tanning their skin (although they are doubly humiliated if exposed) and cutting off ties to 'native ethnic' patterns of life. The I Ching is regarded as a reliable oracle used by many to divine the future and the motives of others. It is a world where 'chink' and 'japs' are perfectly usable language currency. Philip Dick is excellent in making new worlds from bits and pieces scrapped from this one, and here is no exception. Readers who are easily offended may give this a miss, but one who takes the novel at its word and follows where it leads will find a bold and intriguing thought experiment that not so much reformulates moral questions as it reaffirms them in reverse. It is not sententious or self-righteous, it does not aim to do anything other than offer an invitation to see a different outcome. I'm not even 20% into the book but I'm enthused enough about the world-building to make a long post about it. It's worth it. • #bookstagram #bibliophile #literature #reading #read #igreads #amreading #bookish #books #igreading #igbooks #philipkdick #themaninthehighcastle #scifi #sciencefiction #alternatehistory
Tupolev Tu-85 Barge (What ifs) The Tu-85 was a Soviet prototype strategic bomber based on the Tu-4, an unlicensed reverse engineered copy of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress. It was the ultimate development of the B-29 family, being over 50% heavier than its ancestor and had nearly double the range. Only two prototypes were built before the program was canceled in favor of the Tupolev Tu-95 bomber which was much faster and had the same range. #avgeek #avnerd #aviation #aviationlovers #avnerds #avgeeks #warplane #warplanes #bomber #aircraft #tupolev #tu85 #tupolevtu85 #tu85barge #whatif #alternatehistory #microsoftpaint
We welcome all opinions. Of course, they can’t all be right. • #alternatehistory #alternateuniverse #opinion #history #museum #culture #heritage #ignorance #stupid #fun #humor #humour #london
Revisiting this #steampunk -inspired movie. Amazing it will be 20 years old next year. It is a fun, riveting ride for me. Love all things steampunk. #westerns #scifi #fiction #storytelling #willsmith #kevinkline #salmahayek #kennethbranagh #fantasy #action #civilwar #alternatehistory
The Islamic Kingdom of India (pink) denied a cease -fire on Wednesday. They will continue the the Sunni-Catholic war. However, Brittania has stopped allowing transport through its land, and now is making humanitarian efforts, as is Denmark. Brittanian minister of Defense, Oliver Williams, said in a statement last night "We have had enough with the Islamic Kingdom of India, and will not aid them any longer." Danish King, Alexi III, will not send troops until Next Wednesday, due to Alexi I Day, the day his grandfather was assassinated. He said "I have unwavering loyalty to Brittania, however, I refuse to send troops for now." #alternatehistory
The Islamic Kingdom of India (pink) has just declined a ceasefire request in its attempt to invade the Christian Republic of Rome (light green). But there is Britannian land (purple) to get through first, and if the Indians want a fight, that's what they'll get. Britannian citizens near the border between the Islamic Kingdom of India and the Kingdom of Britannia are advised to move west, where Britannian troops are providing humanitarian aid. If this is not possible, citizens are strongly advised to fortify residences and stockpile supplies. UPDATE: The Danish Union has agreed to assist Britannia in protecting itself and by extention the Christian Republic of Rome from the Islamic Kingdom of India. The BOBS (Britannian Office of Border Security) would like to assure the people of Britannia that India poses no threat, and that evacuation in the east is only precautionary. BOBS Chancellor Oliver Williams said this morning, "This is not something people should be worrying about. We are much more technologically advanced than India, we have more and better trained soldiers, and we have the support of Denmark. I'd also like to add that the Sunni-Catholic war has been going on for some time as rebel Catholics try to depose the Indian government, but this is the first tims Indian troops will attempt to attack the Republic." Of course, the only way India can enter the Christian Republic of Rome is through Britannian land. Britannia has always taken a tough stance towards non-secular nations; that is, the Islamic Kingdom of India, the Christian Republic of Rome and the South American Christian State (dark green). King Harold Godwinson II has made clear his distaste for religious interference in politics, and Chancellor Williams stresses that the response to India is mainly based on defending Britannia, although of course the prevention of Roman civilian deaths is a factor. #AlternateHistory #History #FantasyWorld #Fantasy #Britain #British #UK #Denmark #Danish #Christian #Christianity #Islam #Muslim #Africa #America #USA #Europe #EU #Politics #War
In the 1970s we were approached by a film company who told us they wanted to make a serious and thoughtful documentary about Mitish Bruseum staff. - ... Luckily they made this instead. • #alternateuniverse #alternatehistory #ancient #ancientevil #film #bmovies #demons #horror #darkness #museumlover #curses #occult #monsters #entertainment #heritage #culture #history #historian #london #museum #archeology #archaeology #archeologia #fun #humor #humour #londonlife #londonculture
200 years ago today, the king of Brittania and the Emperor of the Danish Union signed the words "coniuncti in perpetuum" on a treaty. 200 years later, the treaty still holds, and Danish and Brittanian Relations are better than ever. Let's take a very brief look at their many accomplishments June 16th, 1818: Treaty of Göteborg signed October 28th, 1860: Abolishment of Morrocan Slave trade January 14th, 1901: Liberation of the Democratic Republic of Portugal April 21st, 1920 - December 15th, 1986: Repelled attacks from the Sino-Siberian Federation June 16, 2018: Dano-Brittanian relations are better than ever, and free trade has been reinforced How will you celebrate Dano-Brittanian Pride Day? #alternatehistory #denmark #brittania #iwishthisactuallyhappened
"Coniuncti in perpetuum"- the words written on paper on 16th June, 1818 by the leaders of the Kingdom of Britannia and the Danish Union, meaning 'forever together'. Two hundred years later, we celebrate this historic date by taking a look at everything Britannia and Denmark have achieved together: - Secured the seas to allow free movement and trade; - abolished the slave trade and slavery; - nationalised transport, health, power and water in the territories; - eliminated governments that were a threat to global security and liberated the people, such as in Morocco in 1860; - funded the Democratic Republic of Portugal and allowed it to prosper; - and kept the Russian-Chinese Federation from invading Europe. And of course, we continue to work closely together to help the world prosper. Tell us how you're celebrating Dano-Britannian Pride Day! #AlternateHistory #History #FantasyWorld #Fantasy #Britain #British #UK #Denmark #Danish
'Taste of Marrow' (River of Teeth #2 ) by Sarah Gailey. This alternative history/ western fantasy book is a sequel to the River of Teeth. And this felt totally unnecessary. Never thought how a story about feral hippos running wildly through Louisiana could be this dull, but here we are. The plot is weak and nothing unique, and that's a shame considering this is a novella. The story is largely character-driven rather than plot-driven; and that's where the book falls short. The characters are quite wooden and not much developed. Sure, there are some beautiful character moments towards the end but everything else seems like a sludge and we have to drag through it until the end. The hippos, who are a focal point of the series and its promotion, are hardly given any thought in the two books so far. The first book was strong with regards to certain parts but still meh, while the second book seemed like a complete disappointment. I'll rate this book a 2.0 out of 5. Great idea, but not so good execution as to reach the potential it should have. #tasteofmarrow #riverofteeth #sarahgailey #fantasy #fiction #books #review #bookreviews #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #bibliophile #alternatehistory #western #adventure #drama #novella #hippos #cowboys #lgbtqia #diversity #hugo #action #recommendation
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Flag of Bundesrepublik germanika, (yes it’s an alternate history) and a history of my conlang Germanic as well. If you want a full scenario on what happened, tell me :) . . . . . . . . #germanicconlang #germanic #conlang #language #languagelearning #althistory #alternatehistory #germany #sweden #denmark #norway #netherlands #dutch #german #swizerland #austria
Now on display, one of the earliest portable compact music players, from 1956. • The small, paper punch-tape rolls could only hold about 30 seconds of music, which, as you can imagine, upset the prog pop bands of the time, whose average song lasted 3 and a half hours. • Room 69a • #alternateuniverse #alternatehistory #music #history #technology #tech #prog #progrock #culture #heritage #museum #fun #humour #humor #london
Posted @withrepost@damienbartlett Quick update! For all your behind the scenes content for #crowsworld check out @myriadentertainment We have some special stuff in mind for @crowsworldthefirst so stay tuned for that! Yo boy D needs a nap so I will be taking a little break from posting but I will be back soon! #crowsworldthefirst #yxe #tvseries #steampunk #neovictorian #alternatehistory #dystopia #napsareglorious
Posted @withrepost@damienbartlett Quick update! For all your behind the scenes content for #crowsworld check out @myriadentertainment We have some special stuff in mind for @crowsworldthefirst so stay tuned for that! Yo boy D needs a nap so I will be taking a little break from posting but I will be back soon! #crowsworldthefirst #yxe #tvseries #steampunk #neovictorian #alternatehistory #dystopia #napsareglorious
falling stars or, fanart of RobinRocks ’s speculative fanfic Falling Stars. Watercolor, colored pencil, and ink on vellum mixed media paper. (I still have no idea why all of my recent art has been earning 80-90 likes instead of the usual 100-180, but I'll keep posting until I claw my way back up to my old numbers! Thank you @captainjellyroll for the support!) #aphengland #hetalia #hetaliaengland #historicalhetalia #aph #usuk #aphusuk #aphukus #ukus #hetaliaukus #hetaliausuk #animeart #mangaart #alternatehistory #bl #robinrocksusuk #fanfic
Due to new regulations we must get your permission to access your Social Output User Log. • This is a standard privacy measure and we do not use your S.O.U.L in any manner that would surprise you, much. - Please click ‘ACCEPT ALL’ and ignore the ominous, chiming bell sound, and dark, maniacal laughter. • 🏛😁😁😜🤪👹🔥👻🤘 • #alternatehistory #alternateuniverse #ancient #horror #privacy #data #heritage #culture #technology #tech #social #online #fun #humour #humor #london
A very rough sketch on an idea for a model making project. An Airbus A310 in the alternate world livery ‘British Rail Air’ how the 1970s to 1980s British Rail logo may have looked on an airliner. A very rough sketch drawn completely from memory. #lindsaypickett #britishrail #britishairways #airbus #airbusa310 #airliners #liveries #graphics #reddit #drawing #pencildrawing #surrealism #fantasyart #alternatehistory #paralleluniverse
Z is for Mary Zouche, one of Anne's ladies-in-waiting. She was taken into royal service because her stepmother was "cruel" to her. She served under both Anne and Jane Seymour. Like many of Anne's ladies, we don't have a lot of information about Mary. Buuuut, there aren't many Tudor words that start with Z. Did I forget anything important? . . . . . #tudor #tudors #henryviii #alternativehistory #alternatehistory #elizabethi #queenelizabeth #anneboleyn #boleyn #booknerd #historynerd #historygeek #writersofig #writersofinstagram #histfic #historicalfiction #tudordynasty #1500s #16thcentury #englishhistory #alternatetudor #gloriananascent #maryzouche
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This axe is over 4500 years old. Looks great doesn’t it? • It was in really bad condition when it was found, and we have only replaced TWO parts: • - the handle, and the blade. • Room 56 • #alternatehistory #alternateuniverse #ancient #ancienthistory #archeology #archaeology #archaeologist #history #culture #historian #civilisation #civilization #heritage #museum #mesopotamia #artefacts #tools #conservation #fun #humor #humour #london #londonculture
Looking for some great images to convey startled fear and horror? - We recommend ‘Arachnophobe Stock Photography’! - Professional shots of models being completely terrified by spiders. • 🏛🕷😱📸👍 • #alternatehistory #alternateuniverse #photographer #photography #design #stockphotography #culture #fun #humor #humour #advertising #nature #advertisement #business #people #spiders #fear #aracnophobia #arachnophobic
1944:"RED TAIL" Armored Bomber Escort "Bodyguard" with vertical lift capability #dieselpunk #steampunk #starwars #alternatehistory
Sniper Priest: blind themselves ritually as a devotion to God.  They use only their faith and their rifle to strike the enemies of the Church. an old piece of mine that i still really like #tbt #conceptart #characterdesign #alternatehistory #scifi #sniperpriest #ww2 #ww1
Quick update! For all your behind the scenes content for #crowsworld check out @myriadentertainment We have some special stuff in mind for @crowsworldthefirst so stay tuned for that! Yo boy D needs a nap so I will be taking a little break from posting but I will be back soon! #crowsworldthefirst #yxe #tvseries #steampunk #neovictorian #alternatehistory #dystopia #napsareglorious
Code Geass R1 is a masterpiece. R2 is the only anime I've ever thrown in the bin. #codegeass #lelouch #allhailbritannia #area11 #anime #DVD #animecollection #superrobotwarsz #mecha #alternatehistory
Day 42 of #100DaysOfThisNeverHappened The Original Jane Austen Book Club was a secret invite-only society of women novelists, founded by Austen herself, who devoted themselves to many worthy pursuits, such as critiquing each other's work, mentoring aspiring women authors, suggesting promising pseudonyms, compiling advice on how to get yourself published in a rigidly patriarchal society, and hiding feminist ideas in women's novels that would pass the stringent litmus test of the narrow-minded publishing industry. It is said that Austen continued to attend the clandestine meetings well into the second half of 19th century, a good two generations after her death, to pass on her legacy to the most promising young authors of the age, even if some of them (I'm looking at you, Charlotte) didn't quite appreciate her own novels. #the100dayproject #the100dayproject2018 #janeausten #janeaustenbookclub #englishliterature #womeninliterature #charlottebrontë #maryshelley #georgeeliot #elizabethgaskell #bookclub #feminist #feminism #illustrationnow #illustrationdaily #illustrationeveryday #alternatehistory #artistsoninstagram #instaart
Hey guys 🙋🏽‍♀️ I've finally gotten around to taking a few photos 🎊 I usually take my pictures week by week but the other day I had a mini photoshoot and I liked the way the photos turned out 😊 Do you plan your photos or just go with the flow? . #wolfbywolf #ryangraudin #youngadult #yahistoricalfiction #alternatehistory #bookstagram #bibliophile #bookstafeatures #bookworm #books #igreads #bookishfeatures #bookpost #canadalovesbooks
“In #TheCalculatingStars , @maryrobinettekowal imagines an alternate history of spaceflight that reminds me of everything I loved about #HiddenFigures .”—@astro_cady , Astronaut . . Sneak a peek at the link in our bio ^^ 🚀 . . #maryrobinettekowal #bookstagram #instabook #igreads #igbooks #bookrecommendation #sciencefiction #alternatehistory #scifibooks #sciencefictionbooks #summerreads #summerreading #bibliophile #booklove #torbooks
Happy International Steampunk Day, everyone! Steampunk is about imagination and fun and irreverence and history and mashups and invention and style. Steampunk played a huge part in my life post-college: it inspired my writing, my costuming/cosplay, and continued to build my performing resume. Here’s me and Drew as our characters from Teslacon - he’s Beauregard Krieger, mech pilot adventurer, and that’s Totilda “Totes” McCoates, Scottish time traveler from 1985. 🤓 . . . . . #steampunk #steampunkstyle #cosplay #originalcharacter #timetravel #totesmccoates #totesmcgotes #beauregardkrieger #adventure #fun #immersion #immersivetheatre #teslacon #alternatehistory #internationalsteampunkday #timetraveler #rubikscube #kukri #steampunkfashion
“System, show active file.” https://buff.ly/2sX2Xqh The tengu are not the only force that’s on the march. Prepare for imminent action: 2 JUL 2018 #ShiogamaWaves #鹽竈の漣 #RaiseTheNorthStar #alternatehistory #歴史改変sf
It is clear that Rollercoasters were of no interest to ancient people. Of course there is a very obvious explanation for this... • They were all a bunch of big babies who couldn't handle the sick thrills of a 6G loop into a reverse-drop, triple-flip corkscrew. Wusses. • #throwbackthursday #throwbackbruseum #alternateuniverse #alternatehistory #ancient #people #entertainment #ride #rollercoaster #rollercoasters #history #historian #rides #stats #graphs #historybuff #historymemes #heritage #culture #fun #humor #humour #london #londonlife
Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) is widely regarded as one of the world's most famous and influential artists. But while he was undoubtedly a master of his art, he clearly wouldn't impress in today's snazzy world of dodgem cars, Cheesy Wotsits, reality TV, and eyeliner. • We wanted to imagine what phenomenal work Hokusai would have created today, so we asked Charlie Tindal from London, age 12. • Wow. Thanks Charlie, that's like a gazillion times better than the original! • #throwbackthursday #throwbackbruseum #alternatehistory #alternateuniverse #art #prints #printmaking #ancient #hokusai #history #japan #arthistory #historian #historybuff #museum #archeology #knowledge #culture #heritage #dinosaurs #helicopters #explosions #wave #aliens #ufo #fun #humor #humour #london #londonculture
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