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The Impact of Command and Conquer: Red Alert

Mumby

Always mysterious!
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Just thinking about how averting the initial POD might lead to shenanigans.

- No purge of the Iranian Communists, meaning the Iranian Communist movement is that much stronger when the Soviets and British invade, leading to a post-war Communist boom. Iran fractures and becomes a new front line of the cold war between Anglo-American backed South Iran and Soviet backed North Iran.

- Herbert is instead inspired to write a sci-fi novel set in the early 21st century by the 1954 coup d'etat in Guatemala, which is similarly influenced by corporate concerns as the United Fruit Company lobbied the US government to remove Arbenz's leftist government.
 

Mumby

Always mysterious!
Published by SLP
Location
Municipal Commune of Bourne
Pronouns
He/Him
Just thinking about how averting the initial POD might lead to shenanigans.

- No purge of the Iranian Communists, meaning the Iranian Communist movement is that much stronger when the Soviets and British invade, leading to a post-war Communist boom. Iran fractures and becomes a new front line of the cold war between Anglo-American backed South Iran and Soviet backed North Iran.

- Herbert is instead inspired to write a sci-fi novel set in the early 21st century by the 1954 coup d'etat in Guatemala, which is similarly influenced by corporate concerns as the United Fruit Company lobbied the US government to remove Arbenz's leftist government.
- That eventually gets reworked and expanded into 'Canopy' in which this marvellous spice can only be extracted from enormous trees using special helicopter type things, but there are horrible snake monsters in the trees and also a vaguely Latin American esque native people.
 

Thande

BidenHarris, vaccine, England's got the same Queen
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- That eventually gets reworked and expanded into 'Canopy' in which this marvellous spice can only be extracted from enormous trees using special helicopter type things, but there are horrible snake monsters in the trees and also a vaguely Latin American esque native people.
This sounds a little bit like Mid-world by Alan Dean Foster.
 
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