History Main / ViveLaFrancewank

2nd Jul '14 4:40:23 AM SeptimusHeap
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-> ''Save France, save the world.'' [[http://www.alternatehistory.com/discussion/showthread.php?t=161590 Read it here]]. Written by @/{{AnalyticalEngine}}, '''Vive la Francewank''' is one of a series of [[AlternateHistory alternate history]] timelines in the so-called "[[http://wiki.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_strangerverse Strangerverse]]", and hosted on ''Website/AlternateHistoryDotCom''. The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under UsefulNotes/{{France}} [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258. ---- !!Historical characters who appear or are referenced in the timeline: * Blase Pascal * [[TheHouseOfStuart Charles I of England and Scotland]] * Louis XIII of France * Marin Mersenne * Pierre de Fermat * René Descartes * Cardinal Richelieu ** [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters And a host of others...]] ---- !!This AlternateHistory timelime provides examples of : * AChildShallLeadThem[=/=]RegentForLife: Following the French victory in the Alt-War of the Spanish Succession, this is (mostly) the case in the Italian/Flemish domains. * AlienSpaceBats * AlternativeCharacterInterpretation[[invoked]]: [[spoiler: King Louis XIII is cured of his madness before it even starts. Descartes discovers much of what Sir Isaac Newton did in OTL, but a generation earlier]] * AlternateHistoryWank: ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin * AntiVillain: Cardinal Richelieu. Yes, that one... * AppliedPhlebotinum: The various gifts the Stranger grants to the king. * AuthorityEqualsAssKicking[=/=] WarriorPrince: This happened a lot during the 17th and 18th centuries. * AwesomeMomentOfCrowning * BadassArmy: With an unfair tech advantage, the French Army is definitely one. Ironically, so is the ''[[DidntSeeThatComing English]]'' army... * BalkanizeMe: [[spoiler:Russia]] has been partitioned up by its neighbours. * BilingualBonus: Many things are referred to in French, with an appropriate footnote. * ButtMonkey: Russia. [[spoiler:Poor, poor Russia]]... * EnglishCivilWar: Rather shorter due to Charles I getting a cannonball to the chest. * EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: [[ArrangedMarriage Arranged Marriages]] were a common part of diplomacy during this period. * HistoricalDomainCharacter: Louis XIII being the main one. * HundredPercentAdorationRating: Lampshaded. France has had rather less civil unrest, though that was more due to charisma enhancement... * HypnoTrinket: The rings. * KingBobTheNth: Well, it is Bourbon France after all. [[CaptainObvious They weren't big on originality when it came to names]]... * LEtatCestMoi: Played with. [[spoiler: the alternate Louis XIV is anything but the Sun King though]] * MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong: Subverted, massively. * PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny: [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]] and the [[spoiler:Italian People's Republic]] * PolesWithPoleaxes: Poland is kicking some serious arse in TTL. * ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The French kings at least try to be this. * RoyallyScrewedUp: With the alternate equivalent to Charles II of Spain, no less. * RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: The kings of France serve as heads of the Order of St. Denis. * SecretCircleOfSecrets: Subverted. The Order of St. Denis are good guys, for a [[MoralDissonance given value of good]]. * ShownTheirWork: As evidenced by the copious footnotes, sometimes covering almost half of a given post's word count. * SuccessionCrisis: Russia. More recently, the UsefulNotes/WarOfTheSpanishSuccession. * TakeOverTheWorld: This is the basic premise of the timeline. Indeed, the eventual goal is for an ''[[OneWorldOrder Un ordre mondial]].'' * TimeTravel * TheFederation: How the [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]] sees itself. * TheRevolutionWillNotBeBureaucratized: Subverted. The revolution in the [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]] was ''started'' thanks to many of its supporters being entrenched in the existing bureaucracy * TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized * TheWisePrince: Played with, since the king has a considerable benefit of hindsight. * UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: One of the core beliefs of the [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]]. * WellIntentionedExtremist: Charles I of England/Scotland. ---- <<|WebOriginal|>>
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-> ''Save France, save the world.'' [[http://www.alternatehistory.com/discussion/showthread.php?t=161590 Read it here]]. Written by @/{{AnalyticalEngine}}, '''Vive la Francewank''' is one of a series of [[AlternateHistory alternate history]] timelines in the so-called "[[http://wiki.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_strangerverse Strangerverse]]", and hosted on ''Website/AlternateHistoryDotCom''. The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under UsefulNotes/{{France}} [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258. ---- !!Historical characters who appear or are referenced in the timeline: * Blase Pascal * [[TheHouseOfStuart Charles I of England and Scotland]] * Louis XIII of France * Marin Mersenne * Pierre de Fermat * René Descartes * Cardinal Richelieu ** [[LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters And a host of others...]] ---- !!This AlternateHistory timelime provides examples of : * AChildShallLeadThem[=/=]RegentForLife: Following the French victory in the Alt-War of the Spanish Succession, this is (mostly) the case in the Italian/Flemish domains. * AlienSpaceBats * AlternativeCharacterInterpretation[[invoked]]: [[spoiler: King Louis XIII is cured of his madness before it even starts. Descartes discovers much of what Sir Isaac Newton did in OTL, but a generation earlier]] * AlternateHistoryWank: ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin * AntiVillain: Cardinal Richelieu. Yes, that one... * AppliedPhlebotinum: The various gifts the Stranger grants to the king. * AuthorityEqualsAssKicking[=/=] WarriorPrince: This happened a lot during the 17th and 18th centuries. * AwesomeMomentOfCrowning * BadassArmy: With an unfair tech advantage, the French Army is definitely one. Ironically, so is the ''[[DidntSeeThatComing English]]'' army... * BalkanizeMe: [[spoiler:Russia]] has been partitioned up by its neighbours. * BilingualBonus: Many things are referred to in French, with an appropriate footnote. * ButtMonkey: Russia. [[spoiler:Poor, poor Russia]]... * EnglishCivilWar: Rather shorter due to Charles I getting a cannonball to the chest. * EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: [[ArrangedMarriage Arranged Marriages]] were a common part of diplomacy during this period. * HistoricalDomainCharacter: Louis XIII being the main one. * HundredPercentAdorationRating: Lampshaded. France has had rather less civil unrest, though that was more due to charisma enhancement... * HypnoTrinket: The rings. * KingBobTheNth: Well, it is Bourbon France after all. [[CaptainObvious They weren't big on originality when it came to names]]... * LEtatCestMoi: Played with. [[spoiler: the alternate Louis XIV is anything but the Sun King though]] * MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong: Subverted, massively. * PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny: [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]] and the [[spoiler:Italian People's Republic]] * PolesWithPoleaxes: Poland is kicking some serious arse in TTL. * ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The French kings at least try to be this. * RoyallyScrewedUp: With the alternate equivalent to Charles II of Spain, no less. * RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: The kings of France serve as heads of the Order of St. Denis. * SecretCircleOfSecrets: Subverted. The Order of St. Denis are good guys, for a [[MoralDissonance given value of good]]. * ShownTheirWork: As evidenced by the copious footnotes, sometimes covering almost half of a given post's word count. * SuccessionCrisis: Russia. More recently, the UsefulNotes/WarOfTheSpanishSuccession. * TakeOverTheWorld: This is the basic premise of the timeline. Indeed, the eventual goal is for an ''[[OneWorldOrder Un ordre mondial]].'' * TimeTravel * TheFederation: How the [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]] sees itself. * TheRevolutionWillNotBeBureaucratized: Subverted. The revolution in the [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]] was ''started'' thanks to many of its supporters being entrenched in the existing bureaucracy * TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized * TheWisePrince: Played with, since the king has a considerable benefit of hindsight. * UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: One of the core beliefs of the [[spoiler:Federation of People's Republics]]. * WellIntentionedExtremist: Charles I of England/Scotland. ---- <<|WebOriginal|>>[[redirect:Literature/ViveLaFrancewank]]
31st May '14 1:28:26 PM alchixinren
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The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under UsefulNotes/France [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258.
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The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under UsefulNotes/France UsefulNotes/{{France}} [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258.
31st May '14 1:26:36 PM alchixinren
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The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under [[UsefulNotes/France French rule]] [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258.
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The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under [[UsefulNotes/France French rule]] UsefulNotes/France [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258.
24th Mar '14 12:11:57 PM nitpickeryandsuch
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The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_colonial_empire French rule]] [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258.
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The basic premise is that a [[TimeTravel time traveller]] [[AfterTheEnd from the future]] has gone back in time to 1617, and gives king Louis XIII a mission : [[TakeOverTheWorld Unite the world]] under [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_colonial_empire [[UsefulNotes/France French rule]] [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld to save it]] by preventing an [[ApocalypseHow apocalyptic]] [[WorldWarIII war]] from happening in 2258.
30th Jan '14 9:08:58 PM nitpickeryandsuch
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Written by @/{{AnalyticalEngine}}, '''Vive la Francewank''' is one of a series of [[AlternateHistory alternate history]] timelines in the so-called "[[http://wiki.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_strangerverse Strangerverse]]", and hosted on ''AlternateHistoryDotCom''.
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Written by @/{{AnalyticalEngine}}, '''Vive la Francewank''' is one of a series of [[AlternateHistory alternate history]] timelines in the so-called "[[http://wiki.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_strangerverse Strangerverse]]", and hosted on ''AlternateHistoryDotCom''. ''Website/AlternateHistoryDotCom''.

* AuthorityEqualsAssKicking / WarriorPrince: This happened a lot during the 17th and 18th centuries.
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* AuthorityEqualsAssKicking / AuthorityEqualsAssKicking[=/=] WarriorPrince: This happened a lot during the 17th and 18th centuries.

* BadassArmy: With an unfair tech advantage, the French Army is deffinitely one. Ironically, so is the ''[[DidntSeeThatComing English]]'' army...
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* BadassArmy: With an unfair tech advantage, the French Army is deffinitely definitely one. Ironically, so is the ''[[DidntSeeThatComing English]]'' army...

* BilingualBonus: Many things are refered to in French, with an appropriate footnote.
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* BilingualBonus: Many things are refered referred to in French, with an appropriate footnote.

* HundredPercentAdorationRating: Lampshaded. France has had rather less civil unreast, though that was more due to charisma enhancement... * [[spoiler:HypnoTrinket]]: [[spoiler:The rings.]]
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* HundredPercentAdorationRating: Lampshaded. France has had rather less civil unreast, unrest, though that was more due to charisma enhancement... * [[spoiler:HypnoTrinket]]: [[spoiler:The HypnoTrinket: The rings.]]

* LEtatCestMoi: Played with. [[spoiler: the alternatate Louis XIV is anything but the Sun King though]]
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* LEtatCestMoi: Played with. [[spoiler: the alternatate alternate Louis XIV is anything but the Sun King though]]

* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: [[spoiler: The kings are head of the Order, not to mention the Absolute Monarchs of France]] * SecretCircleOfSecrets: Subverted. [[spoiler:The Order of St. Denis]] are good guys, for a [[MoralDissonance given value of good]].
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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: [[spoiler: The kings are head of France serve as heads of the Order, not to mention the Absolute Monarchs Order of France]] St. Denis. * SecretCircleOfSecrets: Subverted. [[spoiler:The The Order of St. Denis]] Denis are good guys, for a [[MoralDissonance given value of good]].

29th Dec '13 10:04:20 PM nitpickeryandsuch
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* AppliedPhlebotinum: [[spoiler: The various gifts the Stranger grants to the king]]
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* AppliedPhlebotinum: [[spoiler: The various gifts the Stranger grants to the king]]king.
21st Dec '13 3:41:13 PM LongLiveHumour
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* SuccessionCrisis: Russia. More recently, the WarOfTheSpanishSuccession.
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* SuccessionCrisis: Russia. More recently, the WarOfTheSpanishSuccession.UsefulNotes/WarOfTheSpanishSuccession.
7th Oct '13 5:26:50 PM Vasha
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Written by @/{{AnalyticalEngine}} Vive la Francewank is one of a series of [[AlternateHistory alternate history]] timelines in the so-called "[[http://wiki.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_strangerverse Strangerverse]]", and hosted on ''AlternateHistoryDotCom''.
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Written by @/{{AnalyticalEngine}} Vive @/{{AnalyticalEngine}}, '''Vive la Francewank Francewank''' is one of a series of [[AlternateHistory alternate history]] timelines in the so-called "[[http://wiki.alternatehistory.com/doku.php/timelines/the_strangerverse Strangerverse]]", and hosted on ''AlternateHistoryDotCom''.
8th Aug '13 6:17:54 PM DynamicDragon
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* BalkaniseMe: [[spoiler:Russia]] has been partitioned up by its neighbours.
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* BalkaniseMe: BalkanizeMe: [[spoiler:Russia]] has been partitioned up by its neighbours.
4th Jun '12 1:43:35 PM DarkConfidant
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ptitle killing
* [=~L'Etat, C'est Moi~=]: Played with. [[spoiler: the alternatate Louis XIV is anything but the Sun King though]]
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* [=~L'Etat, C'est Moi~=]: LEtatCestMoi: Played with. [[spoiler: the alternatate Louis XIV is anything but the Sun King though]]
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