This Issue’s Cover – 65

This Issue’s Cover – 65

This Issue’s Cover – 65 Baseball Season Begins, 1637 A Dutch family who has relocated to Grantville find they must adjust to new traditions. The source image is attributed to Quirijn van Brekelenkam, 1622-1679. Several thoughtful readers have commented...
1632 Minicon at Fencon

1632 Minicon at Fencon

It’s nearly time for the yearly gathering of the 1632 clans. Whether you’re interested in tech, or politics, or religion, or sociology, it’s time to come together and enjoy the 1632 Universe. The Minicon this year will be co-located with Fencon XIII (www.fencon.org)....
Les Futuriens, Parts I and II

Les Futuriens, Parts I and II

  Part I November-December, 1636   Besançon   “. . . so since he also holds the rank of prince étranger because of his descent from the ruling house of Brittany before it was incorporated into the territories of the French crown, Papa is not only...
Customs

Customs

St. Pietersberg, Netherlands Midsummer’s Eve, 1636 The road into Maastricht wound along between the river and the foot of the steep-sided hill. Joris de Groon was perfectly content to trail along at the end of the party—the half-dozen men weren’t raising...
Birthday Blues

Birthday Blues

Magdeburg, 30 October 1634   Hartmann looked at the sign in Fraktur: He had heard of the shop from Linus Becker, his assistant at the training facility. They had come up to Magdeburg from Suhl and opened their shop here less than a mile from the Army base outside...
The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

“16 tons and what do you get. . . ?” In the new universe created by the cosmic accident that sent the West Virginia town of Grantville back in time and across continents to Europe in 1631, what you get is a steam engine powering a gantry crane, doing work that would...