Alternity! A Lord of the Rings counterfactual

Electronics Arts released last week a video game based on the Return of the King film, with voice-overs done by the trilogy’s cast and a liberal sprinkling of film footage from the three films bridging the gaps between missions. As with a DVD, there are bonus films that can be unlocked, and earlier this evening, … Continue reading Alternity! A Lord of the Rings counterfactual

Alternity! Independence Day in the Star Trek universe

A really bizarre thought I had went something like this: Suppose “War of the Worlds” happened in the Star Trek history. So in the 1890s humanity learned that aliens existed, and the invasion fleet left lots of steampunk hardware around. The Great War gets a whole lot nastier, with both sides trying to use reverse-engineered … Continue reading Alternity! Independence Day in the Star Trek universe

Alternity! Once again to Centauri dear friends.

On Friday, October 11, 2002 Michael Edward Johnson wrote: I have read Star Charts and it is great. However some included information has once again raised a question in my mind. There is a chart that lists the founding memebers of the Federation as Earth, Vulcan, Andoria, Tellar and Alpha Centauri. Okay what does the … Continue reading Alternity! Once again to Centauri dear friends.