History Literature / LookToTheWest

20th May '16 9:47:47 AM DaibhidC
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** The Societists give all the cities and territories under their control bland "Zone''x''Urb''y''" names in keeping with their philosophy that acknowledging the differences between different regions leads to prejudice, division and war.
3rd Apr '16 5:14:57 AM Morgenthaler
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** The chapter in which John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, meets his mysterious fate is titled "JohnDiesAtTheEnd".
** A chapter about Chinese expansion is titled "[[CommandAndConquerGenerals China Will Grow Larger]]".

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** The chapter in which John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, meets his mysterious fate is titled "JohnDiesAtTheEnd".
"Literature/JohnDiesAtTheEnd".
** A chapter about Chinese expansion is titled "[[CommandAndConquerGenerals "[[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerGenerals China Will Grow Larger]]".
18th Jan '16 5:25:25 AM DaibhidC
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** In a film based on the life of Liam Wesley, Duke of Mornington, the Bad Duke is informed "The President has been kidnapped by ''Nindzhyas''. [[VideoGame/BadDudes Are you a Bad enough Duke to rescue the President?]]"
17th Dec '15 3:32:15 PM DaibhidC
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* BlackAndGrayMorality: The Great American War is a version of the Amerian Civil War in which ''both'' sides are constitutionally incredibly racist. Instead of slaveowners vs emancipators, it's slaveowners vs people who think black people shouldn't be in America ''at all''.


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* TeamSwitzerland: Virginia declares neutrality during the Great American War.
24th Oct '15 11:13:38 AM nombretomado
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* LyricalDissonance - Volume IV opens with the lyrics to JohnLennon's ''Imagine'' contrasting with images of horrific destruction, reflecting the fact that the song pretty much describes the goals of Societism but Societists also believe that UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans.

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* LyricalDissonance - Volume IV opens with the lyrics to JohnLennon's Music/JohnLennon's ''Imagine'' contrasting with images of horrific destruction, reflecting the fact that the song pretty much describes the goals of Societism but Societists also believe that UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans.
28th Sep '15 3:34:11 PM DaibhidC
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* FictionalPoliticalParty: The Rouges, Blancs, Bleus and Noirs in France; the Patriots, Radicals, Neutrals and Supremacists in the ENA; the Phoenix Party, Populists, Scottish Party, Regressives and Green Radicals in Great Britain; and the Colorado, Amarillo/Unionist, and Adamantine parties in the UPSA.
26th Sep '15 4:45:08 AM DaibhidC
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* DeadAllAlong: At some point after 1836, it's discovered that [[spoiler: Michael Heidler]] died in 1830 and [[spoiler: the Kleinkreigers carried on without him. The various would-be rulers of Bavaria spent the Popular Wars trying to negotiate with someone who wasn't there.]]
24th Sep '15 2:15:50 PM DaibhidC
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** The Crystal Dome at the London [=WorldFest=], esentially this timeline's counterpart to the Crystal Palace, is a bit of a maze inside, and apparently there was a rumour that the guard would only show visitors the exit [[Series/TheCrystalMaze if they solved complex tests of his own devising]].
24th Sep '15 11:59:04 AM DaibhidC
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* ScrapbookStory: Told through excerpts from history books, as selected by a team of parachronic explorers deciphering how this world works.


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** The interlogue that opens Volume IV, in which Dr Wotstyn explains his current situation and why he is now chucking entire books through the Portal, is called "[[Recap/DoctorWhoNSS4E8SilenceInTheLibrary Silence in the Library]]". Since Wostyn's superiors apparently disagree with his policy of establishing the historical background first, and demand more works about the present day, the next section is called "Spoilers".
22nd Sep '15 3:59:51 AM DaibhidC
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* SidetrackedByTheAnalogy: Mentioned by name when Pablo Sanchez, making a point about the stupidity of racism, says "Ask any anatomist: beneath the skin every man is the same". To his annoyance, debate on his statement centres around the ethics of human dissection.
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