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  1. Sārthākā

    Christians of the North: A Tale of Celtic Christianity
    Threadmarks: Prologue - Introduction

    Christians of the North: A Tale of Celtic Christianity Prologue: They Are Barbarians *** Little antlered one, little belling one, melodious little bleater, sweet the lowing that you make in the glen. Apple tree, little apple tree, violently everyone shakes you. Rowan, little berried one...
  2. British aristocracy without WWI

    I have heard it said on this website that WWI greatly diminished the power of the British aristocracy as their heirs died in battle and many went bankrupt funding the war. How true is this? If it is true, what would British aristocracy and the political landscape look like in the absence of WWI...
  3. What would a surviving Celtic Britain look like?

    Instead of just Wales (which is a direct survival of Celtic culture in Britain), the Brythonic culture that dominated the island from the Iron Age to the 600s, continues and the territory that we now call "England" retains its Celtic nature. This could happen in three ways 1 - No Anglo Saxon...
  4. KingOnTheEdge

    WI: France Decisively Wins European Theater of The 7YW

    The Seven Years War was a watershed moment in European history, cementing the rise of powers like Prussia and Britain while starting France down the death spiral that would go on until the Revolution. OTL, however, the territorial exchanges were all colonial, in part due to Russia and Sweden...
  5. KingOnTheEdge

    AHC: Reverse The Fates Of Korea and Japan

    OTL, Korea was the target of Japanese imperialism as the later industrialized and sought to spread out into the seas of Asia and the ripe pickings of China. Your goal is to have Korea be the one to modernize and become the dominant power of east asia (at least until/if china gets its shit...
  6. KingOnTheEdge

    If Rome Never Conquered Britain, What Tribes Are In The Best Position To Dominate?

    If Rome never goes about the conquest of britain, but trade with the tribes leads to the spread of Roman technology and ideas of government (not entirely unheard of in parts of germania), which tribes would be the best position to take advantadge of this and form a powerful kingdom in their own...
  7. Sārthākā

    What if James I managed to create his 'Imperial' Throne of Britain?

    After the union of crowns in 1603, James I pursued the Scottish and English parliaments to create a political entity that would be an imperial government consisting of both the Scottish and English crowns. This would create a British 'Empire'. Famously James I agreed to keep the English law and...
  8. Austrian and British army vs Russian army

    If the Austrian and British armies (including the Dutch and other foreigners under British command) fought the Russians in Poland in early 1815 (before 100 days), who would win?
  9. KingOnTheEdge

    WI: Queen Elizabeth I and William the Silent Marry?

    otl, queen Elizabeth never married, leading to the country going to the protestant James VI becoming James I of England. But a union of England and the Netherlands has always fascinated me, given that they're the two richest parts of northern Europe since the decline of the Hansa. Perhaps one of...
  10. Bomster

    WI: a worse defeat for the BEF at Mons in 1914

    What if the BEF were somehow defeated even more viciously than they were IOTL's Battle of Mons, perhaps even having their retreat flanked by the Germans and maybe even getting encircled. Could the Germans simultaneously encircle and severely damage or destroy both the BEF and the French Fifth...
  11. Bomster

    WI/AHC: Germans take Amiens during Operation Michael

    What if the Germans take Amiens in the 1918 Kaiserschlacht? How could the Germans take Amiens through Operation Micheal? And would loosing a key link in the British supply chain cause a crisis that knocks France out of the war before the Americans arrive in force?
  12. KingOnTheEdge

    WI: French Indonesia?

    OTL, France ultimately lost the struggle for India to Britain. in the 7 years war. But sometimes the best way to win a game is not to play. So, what if instead of trying to grab India against the British, Paris focused on getting Indonesia/monopolizing the spice trade against Portugal or the...
  13. KingOnTheEdge

    Discussion: What Does A Pax Germania Look Like?

    To address the modded in elephant in the room, I think Kaiserreich, much like base HoI4 nerfs the victors of ww1 in the interest of storytelling and gameplay. While that's fine, this thread is more discussing things like culture in TTL, or economics, potential rivals in the later century, etc...
  14. Aloha

    Prince Charles gets killed en route to Wales

    In 1969, members of Mudiad Amddiffyn Cymru attempted to plant bombs to explode on the railway line used by the royal train. However, the bomb exploded as the bombers were taking it to the railway line in Abergele, Conwy, killing two of the conspirators. What if this plan hadn't failed instead...
  15. DBWI: Alternate UK counties

    I found this map of British counties and was wondering what POD will take to have these borders.
  16. KingOnTheEdge

    AHC: WW1 Western Front In Germany

    OTL, Germany's more aggressive response to the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, including the first declarations of war and invasion of Belgium, meant that little fighting was done on the Kaiser's home soil. Your goal is to have a major part of the western front be in Germany for over a year...
  17. BillKerman1234

    Less Imperialistic Japan (therefore no Pearl Harbor) leading to a way more powerful Nazi Germany

    A disclaimer first: what I am about to propose is completely unrealistic, and I am aware of that. So please don't just give me 500 comments saying "this is unrealistic". What I want is for you to give me the reasons why it's unrealistic, so I can make it more realistic. Stuff like numbers of...
  18. Gukpard

    What kind of King Prince Henry of Glouchester would be?

    Elizabeth II has been the longest reigning british monarch in british history and amoung the longest in history, and seems to be the "natural" british monarch on the 2nd half of the 20th century on on most of the scenarios here, as even on scenarios that Edward VIII doesn't resigns, he still...
  19. KingOnTheEdge

    What Would A Surviving Zulu Empire Look Like?

    one state that's always fascinated me is the Zulu empire, a small state on the eastern cape of good hope but one able to inflict one of Britain's most humiliating defeats in the 19th century. However, it was a small kingdom with limited access to more modern weapons and was thusly annexed into...
  20. A Better Britain: POD 1944

    Alright guys, this is my first timeline. I have a rough outline for what I'd like to do, but I'd like feedback, both on the concept and on what I have so far. POD: 1944. Tories realize that the coalition isn't going to continue after the war, and start working on an actual alternative domestic...
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