History Literature / TheFountainheadFilibusterTalesFromObjectivistKatanga

15th Dec '17 5:51:25 PM Anddrix
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A WebOriginal AlternateHistory series created by Website/AlternateHistoryDotCom member Linkwerk. Set in the late 1950s and 1960s, it features everyone's [[LoveItOrHateIt favourite/hated]] wacky founder of UsefulNotes/{{Objectivism}}, Creator/AynRand, and a lot of various {{Historical Domain Character}}s. All of them get involved in a rather peculiar game of geopolitics.

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A WebOriginal AlternateHistory series created by Website/AlternateHistoryDotCom member Linkwerk. Set in the late 1950s and 1960s, it features everyone's [[LoveItOrHateIt favourite/hated]] favourite/hated wacky founder of UsefulNotes/{{Objectivism}}, Creator/AynRand, and a lot of various {{Historical Domain Character}}s. All of them get involved in a rather peculiar game of geopolitics.
24th Feb '17 12:49:14 PM Al08
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Read it [[http://www.alternatehistory.com/discussion/showthread.php?t=235733 here]]. A chapter guide can be found [[http://wiki.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_fountainhead_fillibuster_-_tales_from_objectivist_katanga here]].

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Read it [[http://www.alternatehistory.com/discussion/showthread.php?t=235733 here]]. A chapter guide can be found [[http://wiki.[[https://www.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_fountainhead_fillibuster_-_tales_from_objectivist_katanga com/wiki/doku.php?id=timelines:the_fountainhead_fillibuster_-_tales_from_objectivist_katanga here]].
16th Aug '16 6:58:13 PM JakesBrain
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** Van Owen is a character borrowed from Creator/WarrenZevon's "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner", a song about the real-life Congo Wars of the '60s.
30th May '16 8:05:54 PM Doug86
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A WebOriginal AlternateHistory series created by AlternateHistoryDotCom member Linkwerk. Set in the late 1950s and 1960s, it features everyone's [[LoveItOrHateIt favourite/hated]] wacky founder of UsefulNotes/{{Objectivism}}, Creator/AynRand, and a lot of various {{Historical Domain Character}}s. All of them get involved in a rather peculiar game of geopolitics.

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A WebOriginal AlternateHistory series created by AlternateHistoryDotCom Website/AlternateHistoryDotCom member Linkwerk. Set in the late 1950s and 1960s, it features everyone's [[LoveItOrHateIt favourite/hated]] wacky founder of UsefulNotes/{{Objectivism}}, Creator/AynRand, and a lot of various {{Historical Domain Character}}s. All of them get involved in a rather peculiar game of geopolitics.
14th May '16 11:29:54 PM nombretomado
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* {{Crossover}}: None so far, but several AH.com members who read the series suggested doing one with ''MadMen''.

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* {{Crossover}}: None so far, but several AH.com members who read the series suggested doing one with ''MadMen''.''Series/MadMen''.
9th May '16 3:22:56 AM erforce
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* ShoutOut: "My name is Ernesto Guevara. [[TheTerminator Come with me if you want to live.]]"

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* ShoutOut: "My name is Ernesto Guevara. [[TheTerminator [[Film/TheTerminator Come with me if you want to live.]]"
5th May '16 9:23:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* XMeetsY: ''VideoGame/{{BioShock|1}}'', but without the science fantasy elements and '''[-[[RecycledInSpace IN COLD WAR ERA AFRICA]]-]!'''
** Alternatively, ''VideoGame/{{BioShock|1}}'' with a touch of ''Literature/HeartOfDarkness''.
11th Jul '15 4:38:24 PM redandready45
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** [[spoiler: Ayn herself grows from an eccentric writer, to deranged dictator within a few years]].


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* YoureInsane: Pretty much everybody's response to Galtville.
11th Jul '15 4:33:49 PM redandready45
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* AnimatedAdaptation: One writer speculated on an in-universe cartoon based of the UN's battles with Galtville, called ''The Hammershields''.


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* {{Deconstruction}}: Of Objectivism as a means of building a country.


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* IronLady: It's lampshaded that this short Russian lady was able to convince businessmen, economists and mercenaries to embark on this grand endeavor. [[spoiler: By 1966, she's become the ''evil'' version]].


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* TookALevelInBadass: The UN is a more influential and powerful institution with a surviving Dag Hammersjkold. In first chapter, they are shown [[spoiler: bombing the crap out of Galtville]].
21st Jun '15 3:49:40 AM redandready45
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* MegaCorp: The Union Miniere de Haut Katanga (UMHK) which is stated to have its own private army to control the mines.
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