arcadiagt5 (arcadiagt5) wrote,

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A collection of Christopher Anvil short stories and 1824: The Arkansas War by Eric Flint.

The Arkansas War is a sequel to The Rivers Of War which is a "pure" alternate history novel.

By "pure" I mean in sense of there being no overt science fictional elements such as the all-too-common device of time travel.

The break point in The Rivers of War is actually quite subtle: shifting an arrow by maybe an inch so that a wound that took Sam Houston out for months at the Battle of the Horseshoe Bend becomes only a light wound, leaving him a major player in the remainder of the War of 1812. 

But as they say, from tiny acorns...

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