February 5th, 2005
in 47,371 BCE, Swikolay, great-granddaughter of Telka the Speaker, has a vision of her dead inspiration. In her dream, Telka descends from the sky and lands next to her. “You are believing something that you can’t touch with your hands again,” the vision tells her. “Dream your own dream, my child.”
in 1811, owing to the utter incompetence of the Prince of Wales, Parliament named Prime Minister Spencer Perceval as Lord Protector because King George III had gone mad. After George III’s death, the Lord Protector simply continued to rule England, and the princes and princesses of the realm no longer ascended to the throne.
in 12-10-0-4-12, the performance of The Priest Of Quetchuan in Oueztec City marks the beginning of legitimate, professional theater in the Oueztecan Empire. For centuries, small groups of performers had performed theatrical works around the empire, but The Priest of Quetchuan was performed in a theater built specifically for the purpose, and this theater gave all those roving bands hope that they, too, could one be accepted and wealthy.
in 1850, DuBois D. Parmalee of New Paltz, New York patented an invention he called the adding machine, which had a series of keys that could be pressed to add up numbers. When the first company that attempted to put it into use jammed all the keys on the prototype, Parmalee went bankrupt, and his adding machine went into the dustbin of history.
in 1904, Q’B’Ton’ra’s fleet is launched against earth; although Ambassador Li’Kanto’Mk assures the alien leader that the Mlosh of earth have no memories of the homeworld, Q’B’Ton’ra feels that they would be compelled to avenge their ancestors. “I will deal with them as I dealt with the original Mlosh – I will crush and kill them all.”
in 1941, the German Underground lost its Italian wing as the Greater Zionist Resistance obtained the blessings of the Pope as Europe’s rightful rulers. This leads the G.U. to secretly assassinate the Pope the next year, and influences enough cardinals to make sure that the next pope is a Nazi-friendly one.
in 1952, Mikhail von Heflin and Velma Porter meet Carl Thompson, the son of his descendant Willard Thompson, in the small town of Bryan, Texas. The Baron von Todt has been told much of Carl’s life by Carl’s children, who will exist in all times concurrently. Thompson is shocked to discover the true nature of his family lineage, but is charmed by the Baron and his young companion, and invites them to stay in his home.
in 2003, Soviet troops storm Seattle as ships bombard it from offshore. By the end of the day, all the People’s Republic of America troops inside the city are ready to surrender, and they turn the city over to the victorious Soviet States of America. The entire soviet of Washington soon follows, and the die appears to be cast for the P.R.A.
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