Cold War on Steroids
Communists rule all over Europe. The Soviet Union stretches from Finland to Port Arthur. Britain is governed by Big Brother and America by President-for-Life Douglas MacArthur.
Thought the 1950s couldn’t get any scarier? Think again.
The World Set Free
…the allure of what the wide open spaces of the Great Plains had for many Americans as they drove forth on wagon trains.
Alexander Wallace on apocalyptic utopianism in alternate history.
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