This Issue’s Cover – 66

This Issue’s Cover – 66

This Issue’s Cover – 66 I decided to do something really different this issue, inspired by the latest of Eric S. Brown’s Monster Hunters tales, An Army of Scarecrows. It’s the kind of thing we used to do when we were kids (Before they called it LARPING we...
The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . .

The Story So Far . . . By Walt Boyes   “What’s in a name . . . ?” 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, Terry Howard’s first offering in this issue...
1632 Minicon at Fencon XIII

1632 Minicon at Fencon XIII

The yearly gathering of the 1632 clans is getting closer! Whether you’re interested in tech, or politics, or religion, or costuming, or sociology, it’s time to come together and enjoy the 1632 Universe. The Minicon this year will be co-located with Fencon XIII...
Transplanted Seed

Transplanted Seed

November 8, 1620 Bohemia   Richard ran back toward the line of tents, holding in his arms a precious treasure—two lengths of sausage and a whole cabbage. It had been hard in the last week; ripped from their home by the advancing army of Count Tilly, mother dying...
An Army of Scarecrows

An Army of Scarecrows

Near Grantville, 1635 The scarecrows flowed along the road towards Grantville like a river of death.  The Monster Society stood their ground watching them come.  As always, John took the lead, barking orders at Ray and the others.  Scully and Red opened fire on the...
Les Futuriens, Parts III and IV

Les Futuriens, Parts III and IV

Part III December 1636-January 1637   “Thank you, Bernhard.” Rohan watched the grand duke pace around the room, his hands clasped behind his back. “I know that it wasn’t convenient for you to send replacements to Lorraine or for these two...
1636: Marine Radio in the Mediterranean

1636: Marine Radio in the Mediterranean

In “Marine Radio in the 1632 Universe” (GG 52) we took a broad look at what would be possible in the way of long-distance radio communication during the seventeenth century’s prolonged deprivation of high-frequency ionospheric skip. Much of the focus...
The Ghosts of the Blauschloss

The Ghosts of the Blauschloss

  August 1635   Mikayla Barnes squinted against the late morning sun bringing the town of Plötzkau into focus. Set well back from the lazy loops of the Saale, it looked exactly like an illustration out of Grimm’s Fairy Tales—just like all the other German...