Literature: Northwest Front

Promotional image for one of the books in the series. Yes, really.
A series of novels written by white nationalist Harold A. Covington. In the series of books, a bunch of white separatists who refer to themselves as the Northwest Volunteer Army (NVA) launch an insurgency against the United States federal government and establish a Northwest American Republic (NAR). Beginning as a political movement, it morphs into a military organization after the 'Coeur d'Alene' which was the federal government trying to take children from a white nationalist family and transferring to yuppies, which sparks a rebellion. Eventually, the Northwest Republic is formed. In a second war, it expands and seizes, then governs "the entire states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as well as hefty chunks of Northern California, western Montana, Alberta, British Columbia and Alaska".


Provides examples of:

  • Airstrip One: The Northwest Republic is referred to the 'Racist Entity' by the American government, reflecting OTL|Alternate History Arab countries in referring to Israel as the Zionist Entity, refusing to diplomatically recognize it.
  • Bury Your Gays: Gays are one of those killed by the NVA and NAR.
  • The Conspiracy: The Jews in connection to old British money are responsible for the state of the world and its decadence.
  • Crapsack World: The US is portrayed as such, and the general outlook of people in this world, racist or not, regardless of faction is that the US is in a state of economic decline.
  • Dragon Lady: RaBang Miller, a Filipino prostitute who becomes an FBI Agent via manipulation (read: sleeping her way to power).
  • Death Ray: The NAR builds Death Rays to shoot down aircraft to deny air cover to their enemies.
  • Government Agencyof Fiction: ONR, or Office or Northwest Recovery. Their objective it to reintegrate the Northwest American Republic back into the United States
  • The Empire: The United States is portrayed as such by the NVA.
  • Harmless Villain: The federal government is incompetent in its suppression of the rebellion and is heavy-handed which gives the rebels more support.
    • Subverted, in Freedom's Sons where the federal government is willing to [spoiler]attempt to nuke the NAR to put down the republic[/spoiler].
  • Hooker with a Heart of Gold: Kicky (Christina McGee), who becomes a snitch in order to protect her daughter.
  • La Résistance: The NVA is portrayed as one. The NVA fought against loyalist militias as well as anti-NVA groups in some cases.
  • Leave No Survivors: American military which invades the Northwest Republic in the second war is not given a chance to surrender, at least not at first. Non-white troops are killed on sight, even after the NAT allows the white troops to surrender, defect or flee. White troops are told to leave the non-whites behind and let them be massacred.
  • Mad Scientist, Absent-Minded Professor: There are several of these; most of them shown are NVA.
  • Mexico Called; They Want Texas Back: A Hispanic group translated into English as "The Vanguard of the Race" begins to rebel against the United States after the White Nationalists establish their Northwest Republic. Also stated is that the blacks will attempt to establish New Afrika, Quebecois will secede and all manner of secessionists would begin their clamor after the Federal Government admits in all but name that the Northwest Republic is free.
  • Nuke 'em: President of the United States Hunter Wallace is willing to use nuclear weapons to wipe out the Northwest Republic, and also contaminate North America rather than cede territory and admit defeat in the second war.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: The White nationalists shoot ALL "non-whites" - including Jews - within their territory on sight. How they would negotiate with the rump federal state seems to bring up odd questions. They also kill any non-white POWs on sight. Also they kill gays. The Palestinian Diplomatic Delegation are the only non-whites allowed in the Northwest American Republic, as the Palestinians were victims of Israel and their struggle brought them respect by the NAR.
    • Some examples: They kill any native americans in territory to be there. They line up Mexican migrant workers and shoot them all in the head (ranging from 15 year old girls to 60 year old men in Freedon's Sons)
  • Take That: Several characters in regards to Willian Luther Pierce (national alliance head; author of The Turner Diaries). Also in regards to people who think the U.S. can be turned back into a 'white nation', loyalists who refuse to move to the Northwest.
  • The Purge: The NVA kills "non-whites" which they include Jews as, homosexuals, "race-mixers" and other "enemies of the white race". This includes massacre of Mexican migrants en masse in cases.
    • In response to American reconquest attempts, the NAR uses chemical and biological weapons on American and Aztlan cities, attempting to kill as many people as possible. It is portrayed as a good thing because there are few if any whites in the cities by this time (2040s or so; whites mainly left the cities, US rump state is 25% white)
  • The Remnant: After the second war, the United States becomes more of a nominal entity, with American law being seen as "optional" in remote cases in the countryside. A city in Vermont is in effect, the capitol of the United States now. D.C. nominally is still the capitol, with bureaucrats working as if their decisions matter anywhere but in the remaining areas which follow the central government. The mixed and non-white population is contained to cities by the rump United States, with barricades around them. New England and Maine is where the remaining rich liberals and Jews fled to.
  • Putting on the Reich: The military uniforms of the NAR are intentionally evocative of Nazi Germany. Swastikas and all.
  • Shown Their Work: Information on IP addresses, electromagnetic fields, random social theories.
  • Spicy Latina: Elena Martinez of Portland Police Department's Hate Crimes Division. She uses that trait to seduce white men for political favor.
  • State Sec: BOSS, Bureau of State Security for the Northwest American Republic. The US has FATPO, Federal Anti-Terrorist Police Force which was designed to suppress the rebel forces.
  • Un-Person: The loyalists, racemixers, etc. who stayed behind and were killed had this happen to them.
  • Your Terrorists Are Our Freedom Fighters: The federal government considers the NVA to be terrorist racists (which they -are- as admitted in the novel) while the NVA and their supporters consider the Federal government to be an imperialist multi-racial empire (which it IS in the novel)
    • To be fair, the United States, both de jure (and increasingly, though not by any means completely) de facto embraces all ethnicities equally, is an empire by the common definition that it encompasses multiple cultural groups under the same rule (It would be hard to argue that there are NOT cultural differences between, a Texan, a New Englander, and a Cascadian), and is imperialistic in that much of it's foreign policy revolves around establishing hegemony in other countries, occasionally through force of arms. They've got those particular facts right. It's just weird that they think this is necessarily bad.