Alt-History Aftermath Scenarios Implied by Media

Red, White and Royal Blue:

-The 2016 US election was won by a female Democrat (one from Texas)
-There's a different collection for UK Royal Family (albeit not much has changed with that)

SPOILERS:
-the Prince of Wales and the First Son of the USA have a relationship that's outed by the latter's mother's political opposition campaign via doxxing their emails and sending them to the Daily Mail
 
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The Superman Movie:

A corporate guy just tried to nuke the US out of existence by hitting the tectonic plates with alien rocks for some real estate
World was saved by a humanoid godlike alien from a lost civilisation with some technological remnants in Antarctica who so happens to be an american citizen after said alien broke the Speed of Light so hard that the WHOLE PLANET went backwards in time

That sure will impact the mentality of America and humanity as a whole

And the Cold War? What Cold War? The US has Superman and if you nuke it he can just remind time! Good luck with that
 
The Superman Movie:

A corporate guy just tried to nuke the US out of existence by hitting the tectonic plates with alien rocks for some real estate
World was saved by a humanoid godlike alien from a lost civilisation with some technological remnants in Antarctica who so happens to be an american citizen after said alien broke the Speed of Light so hard that the WHOLE PLANET went backwards in time

That sure will impact the mentality of America and humanity as a whole

And the Cold War? What Cold War? The US has Superman and if you nuke it he can just remind time! Good luck with that

Try Superman: Red Son very similar consequences.

Best Soviet Propoganda Voice "Let our enemies beware! There is only one Superpower now!!!!'
 
Try Superman: Red Son very similar consequences.

Best Soviet Propoganda Voice "Let our enemies beware! There is only one Superpower now!!!!'
Yeah just take off the whole Brainiac plotline and Red Superman just wins, with or without Luthor(which he could have at any point broke the neck or lobotomized like he did with criminals for his constant public atempts on his life)
 
Yeah just take off the whole Brainiac plotline and Red Superman just wins, with or without Luthor(which he could have at any point broke the neck or lobotomized like he did with criminals for his constant public atempts on his life)

The entire Luthor plot towards the end was the only thing that niggled me about Red Son. Surely at some point one of the attempts on his life had to qualify as a act of war.....
 
The entire Luthor plot towards the end was the only thing that niggled me about Red Son. Surely at some point one of the attempts on his life had to qualify as a act of war.....
He took down Russian Batman for less
I mean sure the red sunlight came the closest to killing him, but you'd think - after Luthor successfully made a bootleg Superman(Bizarro) - that Kar-El would take that as a wake up call
Heck he killed Stalin at the very start of the story and Luthor being Luthor I'm very sure he at least atempted as many war crimes as Mr.Mustacheman
 

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When Yellowstone erupts and engulfs the world in a long dark winter... you get Darkest Days by Stanley Gallon

Being a US writer he only writes about the USA. Doesn't even mention Canada or Mexico. And the political stuff is bonkers although I can think of one recent US President who might go that way.
But the world is struggling to grow enough food and there are land grabs by all 3 major powers - USA, Russia and China - because the EU wasn't on his radar? Or it ceased to exist?
There's also the strong hint that the internal trouble in the main story continues after the bad guy is replaced. There's enforced chipping so that US citizens can claim food and benefits, elections and voting have been stopped, the US military has quadrupled nearly overnight, troops have no contact with home for years, food must be being taken from African nations by force, tactical nuclear strikes are common in resource battles...
 
I think I’ve mentioned this before but Ted Lasso has some interesting implications for the sporting world. First of all Lasso coached at Wichita State, which doesn’t have football but is a decent basketball school that makes march madness frequently. So either they started up a football program, or they never dropped it ( they had a Division 1 team until the mid 80s.) Plus the announcer says they are Division 2. So they either have gone down a level in all sports or the NCAA allows colleges to have sports in different divisions. This used to be more common as basketball schools like Georgetown and Butler played D3 football but had major basketball programs.

Also, with Lasso at Richmond AFC, their owner says they don’t have a lot of trophies. They obviously play in the Premier League, but must have been just good enough not to get relegated, as they’d probably have more trophies for bouncing back up from the 2nd division. So they aren’t a pathetically bad team, but a middle to lower middle of the road team that just kind of exists.
 
They obviously play in the Premier League, but must have been just good enough not to get relegated, as they’d probably have more trophies for bouncing back up from the 2nd division. So they aren’t a pathetically bad team, but a middle to lower middle of the road team that just kind of exists.
Promotion from the Championship to the Prem doesn’t actually require winning the Championship.

Of the 3 Championship teams that were promoted to this year’s PL for example, Fulham won the league to get promoted, Bournemouth was league runners up, and Forest finished 4th but won the playoff.

If Richmond was perpetually rubberbanding between the Prem and the Championship, they could actually have won very few trophies but are perpetual runners up
 
Promotion from the Championship to the Prem doesn’t actually require winning the Championship.

Of the 3 Championship teams that were promoted to this year’s PL for example, Fulham won the league to get promoted, Bournemouth was league runners up, and Forest finished 4th but won the playoff.

If Richmond was perpetually rubberbanding between the Prem and the Championship, they could actually have won very few trophies but are perpetual runners up

As a Norwich City fan rubberbanding or being a 'Yo-Yo Club' is our lot. Only hope I have is we are now competing with Leicester City and Manchester City for the most Championship Titles on record!

Another interesting thing from the Ted Lasso ATL is that West Ham United is now under new management that used to own Richmond......that would make derby days very very very spicy!
 
One weird set of films that can be linked are "Dr. Dolittle " and "Shanghai Knights". In both films, an unknown British Lord attempts to overthrow the British Monarchy, both targeting Queen Victoria:

 
One weird set of films that can be linked are "Dr. Dolittle " and "Shanghai Knights". In both films, an unknown British Lord attempts to overthrow the British Monarchy, both targeting Queen Victoria:


Chuck Sherlock Holmes in there for the plot to poison Parliament as well...
 
One weird set of films that can be linked are "Dr. Dolittle " and "Shanghai Knights". In both films, an unknown British Lord attempts to overthrow the British Monarchy, both targeting Queen Victoria:

Chuck Sherlock Holmes in there for the plot to poison Parliament as well...
"Around the world in 80 days" might also fit
It also features Jackie Chan and Queen Victoria with a group of british nobles who openly disdain the monarchy betting against him while the Queen supported his effort
 
"Around the world in 80 days" might also fit
It also features Jackie Chan and Queen Victoria with a group of british nobles who openly disdain the monarchy betting against him while the Queen supported his effort
Not to mention the first flight was made years earlier using parts from a ship while at sea.
 
Promotion from the Championship to the Prem doesn’t actually require winning the Championship.

Of the 3 Championship teams that were promoted to this year’s PL for example, Fulham won the league to get promoted, Bournemouth was league runners up, and Forest finished 4th but won the playoff.

If Richmond was perpetually rubberbanding between the Prem and the Championship, they could actually have won very few trophies but are perpetual runners up
Interesting. I forgot about that. Still, having few trophies doesn't automatically make you the worst club in football, just not very good. I kind of compare it to college sports in the US. For example, my school, the University of Nebraska had Amazing football until 20 years ago and have been garbage for the past five years, but with basketball they have never won a march madness tournament game and have only appeared seven times. Now just because they haven't won in the big dance doesn't make them terrible. Sure, they are not a good program who falls short, but are more or less average. They are not the worst usually though.
 
Still, having few trophies doesn't automatically make you the worst club in football, just not very good.
Certified Spurs Moment

In all seriousness though very few of the Premier League’s teams have actually won it. Partially it’s due to the Prem’s relative youth as the English top flight (the winners list becomes a lot bigger if you include the old EFL First Division).

Spurs are a good example — they made it to the Champions League final in 2018/19 (by that virtue you could charitably call them the 2nd best team in Europe) but only finished 4th in the Prem.

There are a lot of good teams that, had the dice rolls been just a bit more favorable, would’ve won silverware.
 
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