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The 131-foot tall statue of the Immortal Genghis Khan, in the city of New Karakorum on Earth T19 - the capital of what used to be the Khanate of the Golden Mountain, but is now simply The Great Khanate, this vast and sprawling city sits upon the Golden Gate itself.

The origins of the Great Khanate were forged in the Mongol Conquest of Japan, under the Great Kublai Khan. With the addition of the islands to the Mongol Empire, as well as the later conquests of Java and other islands, over time the thought was raised: could the Western lands be reached by sailing directly due East from Japan? Thus, in a somewhat haphazard fashion, exploration to the East was gradually conducted, as ships found first vast archipelagoes of smaller islands, then finally - during the late 1200s by the Christian calendar - making landfall on a vast continent.

Conquest of the continent, initially named Golden Mountain and later Fusang, proceeded methodically over the coming decades, with armies of Mongols, Chinese and Korean vassal-soldiers being landed together with settlers - though the Chinese were not settlers by temperament, Mongol families had traditionally travelled in the wake of the armies and this was no different...and some Chinese and Koreans saw opportunities in the East, as did others within the wider Mongol world as news spread. Between disease and comparative backwardness, local tribes and powers were either forced to pay tribute to the Khans or were utterly destroyed. The city-states of the lands south of the Great River, for instance, were broken entirely...and one, whose rulers sacrificed Mongolian emissaries on their stepped pyramids, was so thoroughly destroyed that no trace a city ever existed may be found where once it lay.

While the Yuan dynasty and the wider Mongol Empire in Asia would fall, the lands across the seas remained a bastion of Mongol power. One that would only grow, as great armies marched north, and south, and due East. Territories that other worlds would call California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru...by the year 1500, all of these were either occupied by or within the orbit of what was now the Great Khanate. It was also during this time that an awareness grew of European exploration of and presence on the continent, which would see a growth of trade...and the ground being lain for wars.

Today, the Great Khanate extends across the the Western half of Northern Fusang and all of Southern Fusang - and, with the Global War, has managed to lay claim as far as the Great Lakes, wresting that land from the hands of its French and Italian-descended rulers and inhabitants - and the islands of what in other worlds would be the Pacific, and has compelled into tribute Aotearoa, the islands of the Indonesian Archipelago, the Sultans of Sulu and Korea, while Manchuria and the Mongol homeland are reckoned part of the Great Khanate. However, while in the 1700s the Great Khans had managed to yoke their older conquests back into 'the Mongol World', the Global War saw the Southern Chinese ruling dynasty and the Nipponese firmly and decisively throw off Mongol influence. However, the Great Khanate remains one of the dominant powers of its world, and leads the world in space development, having established settlements on its Moon and sending explorers beyond, as well as having constructed the 'Mirrors of Heaven', which supply power to the Great Khanate via solar collection (and could also theoretically burn enemy cities...). Its armies are the largest in the world, and among the most technologically-advanced...though the creation of sunbombs means that size alone is not a deciding factor anymore.

The Great Khanate remains culturally Mongolian, and the greater part of the population of Fusang consider themselves Mongol, though it should be noted that biologically many also are descended from the continent's original population - many tribes intermarried with and were culturally assimilated by the Mongol conquerors, as well as absorbing other aspects of culture from Chinese, Korean and other sources.

The Great Khanate has possibly reached the limits of its power on its own Earth. But with the discovery of inter-dimensional travel, it has many empty worlds to expand to...and other worlds to trade with, to draw into its orbit...maybe even conquer.

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A Buddhist monastery in Northern Yingzhou. The Great Khanate, for all its bloody and conquering origins, is an incredibly religiously-diverse and tolerant nation. Across the length of Yingzhou, monasteries, Christian churches and mosques may be found, while the mountains are held to be sacred places to Tengri. In addition, many ancestral religions of those peoples who became tributaries of the Mongols are still practiced, while a large Jewish community exists in the coastal cities of Northern Yingzhou (this began to emerge in the 1600s as Jews fled Europe under another round of persecution). All religions are permitted, but inter-religious strife is vigorously curbed.

For their part, the ruling dynasty are a mix of Tengriist and Buddhist, though also honouring various regional traditions.

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Bayarmaa, Khatun of the Great Khanate, here pictured attending the wedding of a cousin. As the oldest of several daughters and the child of her father's seniormost wife, Bayarmaa took power following the death of her father Togrul Khan, who led the country in the Global War. Since taking power, she has worked strongly to restore the Great Khanate, as well as intensifying efforts to expand Mongol power in the areas of trade and economic development - in particular, investing in poorer nations in exchange for alliance and resources - and with a renewed interest in space travel. Bayarmaa is a realist - another Global War could break the Great Khanate even if they do win, sunbombs being a great equaliser in those terms. Thus, she seeks to grow her empire's power in other ways...and the opportunities offered by inter-dimensional travel are practically limitless.

Bayarmaa is also representative of the ethnic diversity of the Great Khanate. Though her 'dominant' ethnicity is Mongolian, and culturally she identifies as a Mongol and a Tengriist, her grandmother was a Japanese noblewoman, and she also descends from Chinese and from the Taos peoples who have dwelt in Northern Yingzhou since before the Mongols came - they rapidly became tributaries of the Mongols, and particularly trustworthy ones at that, still existing as an autonomous realm within the Great Khanate to this day.

Though Bayarmaa is the first woman to rule the Great Khanate, she is not the first woman to hold authority in it. Even in the past, Mongol culture both respected and afforded power to women, and through the history of the Great Khanate women have held positions of power in various parts of the empire, as well as fighting in war - initially in times of necessity, and in later times holding military rank. By the present day, it is a roughly egalitarian society in that area, though remaining traditional.
A/N: Thought this crazy idea might fit into your multiverse, @President Earl Warren , since you'd mentioned the idea of providing something :p
This is awesome! You know the Native American's took to the horse amazingly fast following its introduction into the new world. With the Nez Perce becoming particularly skilled horse breeders. Combined with the Mongols to integrate other foreign forces into their armies (especially fellow nomads). There were probably moments Comanche and Appache in full war paint riding into battle wearing Mongol armor against Mayan warriors. While using a mix of imported metal and local stone weapons.
 
This is awesome! You know the Native American's took to the horse amazingly fast following its introduction into the new world. With the Nez Perce becoming particularly skilled horse breeders. Combined with the Mongols to integrate other foreign forces into their armies (especially fellow nomads). There were probably moments Comanche and Appache in full war paint riding into battle wearing Mongol armor against Mayan warriors. While using a mix of imported metal and local stone weapons.
Oh, you're quite right. Many Native American tribes and civilisations bowed to the Mongols, and ended up integrated very much as you suggest. And, of course, there ended up being a lot of intermarriage - most Mongols in the Great Khanate's heartlands have at least some Native American blood in them.
 
Earth T19 - The Great Khanate

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A somewhat fanciful painting of a scene from the Global War, showing a Great Khanate 'Kublai'-class 'Iron-Horse' driving through the streets of Nuova Firenze, a major city within the Confederation of Northern Terranova. The city was the Confederation's major trading hub on the Great Lakes, and its loss would see suing for peace in short order.

The Great Khanate's history saw, ultimately, the professionalisation of its armies, with a system similar in some ways to the British Army of other worlds' regimental systems. Today, standard infantry regiments often are recruited from different areas of the Great Khanate, and as such can have a somewhat 'local flavour' depending on the area they're drawn from. However, the Iron-Horse, Mobile Infantry and Aerial Warfare regiments are trained at and around New Karakorum, are considered under the direct purview of the Khagan or Khatun, and are deliberately designed to mix and match soldiers from across the empire. The same is true for the Navy and Aerospace Force, given their use in the projection of power.

The Mongols took rapidly to their world's equivalents of tanks, APCs and VTOL transport aircraft, seeing them as a natural evolution of the kind of mobile warfare they preferred. And, indeed, a somewhat accelerated level of development would see odd new paths being taken in this area compared to some other worlds - for instance, many Iron-Horses from the Global War onwards have made use of inflated skirts to allow them to glide over the ground, rather than metal tracks or wheels.

Owing to the nature of modern warfare, rulers haven't taken to the field of battle in at least three centuries. However, it is expected that a ruler will have served in the military prior to their elevation. Since Mongol rulers have traditionally practiced concubinage and have many heirs, they're not as 'careful' of their heirs as some other nations (or indeed worlds) with smaller royal families would be. Not careless, but not overly cautious either.

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Möngke, 'Prince-Consort' of the Great Khanate, here pictured in antique garments for a cultural event. Descended from one of the first Mongol families to land on the continent, he was a friend of Khatun Bayarmaa since she was a young girl, with his family being close allies to the ruling dynasty. He would prove himself to be a highly-talented leader of men, ultimately commanding a battalion-sized formation of Iron-Horses during the Global War (the Khatun herself was a pilot in her days of service), which combined with his bloodline made him a natural fit as a husband for Bayarmaa.

A less well-known fact is that the late Khagan Togrul suggested Möngke as a husband for Bayarmaa for another reason. Bayarmaa, he had learned, was...not entirely enamoured of men, or not at least in that way. Möngke, meanwhile, preferred the company of men to that of women. As such, Togrul felt both could have a marriage where neither would 'impose' overmuch on the other, and there would be no risk of injured pride or jealousy.

The marriage has thus far produced four children, three boys and one girl. In addition, while they might not love one another romantically, the royal couple are close friends who discuss everything together, and are loving parents to their children, while Bayarmaa trusts and relies upon Möngke greatly in her rule.

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Lady Fatima, chief handmaid, confidante and 'particular friend' of the Khatun. A native of a city whose name translates roughly as 'Sky-Tree City' - so named when the Mongol leader who founded it was awestruck by redwoods - Fatima is of mixed Manchu, Arabian and Central Asian descent, having been born to a wealthy and respected Muslim family in the region. A bright and intelligent young woman, she had been of great help to her father, particularly in the management of his wealth and business interests via her knowledge of and education in accounting, but her family dynamic had changed thanks to her father remarrying after her mother died. Her stepmother...did not like her, especially seeing how her father doted on her, and effectively browbeat her father into agreeing to an arranged marriage for Fatima. Fatima was prepared to defy her father and stepmother on this matter...but the matter was made thoroughly moot when, on a visit to the city, the Khatun and her entourage were hosted by Fatima's family. During the visit, Fatima caught the Khatun's eye, as well as greatly interesting her with her obvious intelligence. Following a brief but enlightening discussion between the two women, Bayarmaa made the family an offer of employment for Fatima as one of her handmaids, something that would mean her moving to reside in the Palace at New Karakorum...and would place any potential marriage or lack thereof in her new employer's hands. Her father and stepmother, not wishing to offend the ruler of the Great Khanate herself - and her father seeing how eager Fatima was for this - did not object.

Six years later, and Fatima is now Bayarmaa's chief handmaiden, as well as an unofficial advisor on the state of the nation's treasury and the person the Khatun turns to when she suspects financial misbehaviour on the part of officials. She's also built a small but efficient network of agents for the purpose of identifying and dealing with such misbehaviour and corruption, separate from more official organs of the state. Though she doesn't hold any official role beyond 'handmaiden', and though most are unaware of her dual role, she's managed to accumulate a great deal of power and influence which she's used to benefit her father and siblings...and she's fiercely loyal to Bayarmaa. She's also meant to be quite good with bladed weapons thanks to training over the past years, though it's not certain how true that is.​
 
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Collection of the Batman movie posters
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The Kenner Action figure line for Tim Burton's 1997 movie Batman Falls
 
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I assume that Batman (1989) and Batman Returns are the same films as they are in real life, right?

Batman Strikes I assume is just Batman Forever with a different name.

I know that Batman Falls, Triumphs and Ends are fictional creations, but I do wonder if Batman Triumphs is a better version of Batman & Robin (1997).
 
I assume that Batman (1989) and Batman Returns are the same films as they are in real life, right?

Batman Strikes I assume is just Batman Forever with a different name.

I know that Batman Falls, Triumphs and Ends are fictional creations, but I do wonder if Batman Triumphs is a better version of Batman & Robin (1997).
Basically they are movies where Keaton stayed on as Batman and Tim Burton stays on to direct at least a trilogy, and produced the rest if not directing.
Apparently according to Toyotter's Instagram account Marlon Wayans was never cut from Batman Returns so yes Batman Strikes seems to be Tim Burton directing Forever with Keaton, Wayans, and Billy Dee Williams reprising their roles as Batman, Robin, and Twoface.
Renee Russo is cast as Dr. Chase Maridian and Robin Williams as Riddler with Christopher Lee Cameo for Dr Arkham.
Falls seems to be made after Superman lives was made
Triumphs is a better Batman and Robin with Killer Croc and Rupert Thorn replacing Poison Ivy (as she was the villain of Batman Falls played by Annette Bening) with Patrick Stewart as Freeze, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Bane (who breaks Nightwings back in the Story) Harrison Ford as Mayor Rupert Thorn, Brendan Frazier(of all people) as Croc, Christina Ricci as Batgirl/Barbra Gordon and Oliver Platt as Harvey Bulluck who becomes the new commissioner after Gordon falls ill.
Toyotter is still working on figures for Batman Ends but it looks like he had
Mark Hamil as Ventriloquist, Michael Clark Duncan as Solomon Grundy, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Hugo Strange and Jeremy Irons as Basil Karlo/Clayface
 
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A horde of Reanimated Life Forms in the abandoned streets of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 6, 2004. The photograph was taken by a young man named Terry before escaping to a survivor settlement in Lake Michigan.
 
Partly inspired by an artwork on Reddit reimagining the show as a Tim Burton creation...

Welcome to an alternate timeline. It's weird, to say the least.

There isn't any weird architecture or costumes visible yet, so this is as mundane as the show might ever get.

This is... a sneakpeek of Tim Burton's WANDAVISION.

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For those who don't know...
Winona Ryder (who is younger, somehow) as Wanda Maximoff.
 
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