The World of shadows

Discussion in 'Alternate History Discussion: Before 1900' started by Oweno, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. Oweno Banned

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    At the height of their power the Mongols invade Alaska and find a whole lot of nothing, dont make it through winter impact
     
  2. carlton_bach Member

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    Y?

    fecking character limit
     
  3. Keenir Banned

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    a winter impact?

    if you're going to strike the Mongols with an asteroid, wouldn't it be easier to have it hit Mongolia? (or was there really an asteroid hitting 13th/14th century Alaska in OTL?)
     
  4. ninebucks Banned

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    I think he just means the impact of the winter... I think...

    In which case... well... I just can't see what consequence that would have on anything...
     
  5. snerfuplz Liveral Fascist

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    Well I'm sure at least stories would drift back to the Chinese unless no one survived. This would probally hurt the Mongols if they lose a lot of men.
     
  6. corourke Member

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    I think he wanted to know the impact of the scenario he is describing, namely, that a bunch of Mongols died in a terribly improbably invasion of Alaska. What happens next?

    Kind of like the Chaos TL, I guess, but more poorly phrased.
     
  7. Flocculencio Fabian Socialist

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    I think it's "don't make it through winter intact"
     
  8. Wozza Well-Known Member

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    That's what I thought.
     
  9. ninebucks Banned

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    In any case, the Mongol Hoardes are too decentralised to have even a large loss in the Pacific region make much of a difference in the West.
     
  10. Oweno Banned

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    I meant the impact of the scenairio. Also the Mongols come back but do not conquer Alaska.
     
  11. snerfuplz Liveral Fascist

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    Okay so you mean that the Mongols go to Alaska than turn back and come back to Asia. Well in that case than the Eastern World would now about the New World long before the Europeans. Unless of course the Europeans find out durring the Mongol invasoin. The Middle East would also probally figure out but this is all relative to when the Mongols discover it.
     
  12. rcduggan 大元帅

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    most of the mongols are killed in alaska, the rest die on the way home. nothing is ever heard about alaska again.
     
  13. Oweno Banned

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    No some get home and stories travel. Asians conquer West America
     
  14. Tocomocho My other car is a steam tank.

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    In the Mongol's mind Siberia itself was a whole lot of nothing. People considered that exile there was worse than death penalty. That's why they never attempted to do anything in Siberia, and why they didn't find Alaska in the first place.
     
  15. Oweno Banned

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    Idea of IF. People a big IF. Lots of things are ridiculous in Alt hist. Just IF.