In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Long time SF and 1632 fan Don Hodge ​​​passed away 14 August 2015. Many of the 1632 and Baen community met Don through his presence at 1632 minicons, the Sail to Success and Super Stars writing seminars and through Facebook. He is fondly remembered and will be...
Engines of Change: The Three Erics

Engines of Change: The Three Erics

Copenhagen, July 1636 The old longboat was what their forefathers had called a ship of twenty-six rooms for the twenty-six oars, lucky thirteen on each side. And twenty-six men on those oars. They all faced aft, where the Captain stood and shouted orders. Captain...
Ein Feste Burg,  Episode 21

Ein Feste Burg, Episode 21

Chapter 30: Home, Sweet Home   Landgrave's Castle, Kassel, Capital of the Province of Hesse November 1635 Christine awoke with a start. At first, she didn't remember where she was. The bed was uncommonly soft; the air in the room was too warm and dry. But then...
Walt Boyes’ Editorial

Walt Boyes’ Editorial

Hi, I’m Walt Boyes, and I want to welcome you to Gazette 61, my first issue as the new Editor. I’ve been involved in the 1632 Universe (and was involved in Jim Baen’s Universe as well) since the beginning, and I’ve been a professional author and editor for over 30...
Letters of Thanks

Letters of Thanks

“Look at this, Leopold!” his wife Potentiana called. Leopold Cavriani took the letter and read it with growing delight and excitement:   Coudenberg Palace Brussels, Netherlands November 22, 1634   Cavriani Frères Geneva   Dear Sirs:  ...
Pen Pals

Pen Pals

“Princess?” Johanna of Anhalt stopped with one foot on the lowest step of the main staircase and turned her head to see a lay sister in the regulation black dress, white cap, and apron offering her a large folded sheet of good quality paper sealed with red wax. “A...
The Monster Society

The Monster Society

A town somewhere outside of Grantville, 1635   Henrietta was nervous as she crept her way down the street. Tonight would be her first time attending a real meeting of the Society. The leader behind it all preferred to remain anonymous. She could understand why....