The Man in the High Castle on Amazon Prime

Discussion in 'Alternate History Books and Media' started by xxmagex, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. MrHaakwood Well-Known Member

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    How will the Reich collapse? Even if Smith secedes from the Greater Reich, he needs nukes, lot of them & some "rather" moderate Führer who dont just nukes America to kingdom come. In three seasons we didnt see one resistance cell outside of America or any meaningful opposition to the Reich. The only way I can see the Reich breaks up is in a Alexander the Great successors states kind of way. Some Gauleiters make their own petty little Empires, but still adhere to the shared Nazi culture.
     
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  2. Born in the USSA Well-Known Member

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    "Double-Blind What If", an AH within an AH. For example, because the Grasshopper Lies Heavy is an Allied victory written in an Axis victory, the Cold War is between a resurgent British Empire and a US that tackles it's race issues, ending in a British victory. The Slavs obviously would never amount to anything, and as the more racially pure nation it's obvious that the Brits would come out on top right? That's just how geopolitics in the author's experience works. In the series meanwhile Grasshopper is just a series of actual films from our normal world (or slight variants), rather than an Anglosphere brawl.
     
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  3. JFoxx Well-Known Member

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    Getting the nukes seems like the easier part since the Nazis have placed a sizable part of their nuke deterrent in the plains states (and the middle of former Russia). The supporters seems like the hard part.
     
  4. nik2016 Well-Known Member

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    "A double-blind what if, or DBWI, is mainly seen in online alternate history discussion forums. The person creating the DBWI writes an alternate history scenario as if they themselves were from an alternate history. Thus, there is alternate history not just in the events being described, but in the perspective and assumptions behind them and in the supposed comparisons to “real” history. The most common DBWIs are where people supposedly from a world where event X went differently from our own history, wonder what the world would be like if event X had gone the way we know it really did. This is a particularly common conceit, to the point of cliche, in alternate history fiction. Characters often wonder what it would be like if history had gone differently, but they virtually always imagine the alternative as our own real history rather than any of the many, many other possibilities."
     
  5. nik2016 Well-Known Member

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    Spoiler

    Kido's Only Weakness will revealed in S4 also Kido's son we will see him for the first time

     
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  6. Arcvalons L'Internationale sera le genre humain.

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    I honestly don't think they'll explain in detail if it happens.
     
  7. rvbomally Austere Religious Scholar

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    An Alexandrine breakup might be exactly what happens. Himmler was radical enough to try Jahr Null in America, what else did he try? European Nazis may view him as a loose cannon and move against him.
     
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  8. MuricanTauri1776 Well-Known Member

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    Didn't you already do this concept in Adolf the Great?