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The Harry Turtledove Wiki is an encyclopedia of people, places, and events that are portrayed in the writings of Harry Turtledove, famed author in the genre of alternate history. These articles can include information about both the historical person and the alternate version(s) Turtledove creates in his fantastic stories. We also have articles on his novels, stories and other writings -- he's written numerous works of historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction in addition to his alternate history works.Fan-fic and speculative writing should be kept in user blogs only!

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July 26, 2022
Three Miles Down is release today. Spoilers will appear in the near future.

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  1. When writing articles about the characters or events of a work, write in past-tense, and in-universe
  2. Stay within the parameters of what Turtledove actually put on the page! No speculating. Fan-fic should be for blogs only!

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Victor Radcliff was one of the most important figures in the history of the United States of Atlantis. He was a major in the British Atlantean colonial army during the French and Spanish War. His actions were critical to the defeat of France and the expansion of British power in Atlantis. A generation later, he led the rebelling Atlanteans to military victory during the Atlantean War of Independence. Shortly after, he became one of the first Consuls of Atlantis, serving jointly with Isaac Fenner.

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TheUnitedStatesofAtlantis.jpg The United States of Atlantis is the second book in the Atlantis series.

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Seven Princes of Kuusamo‏‎ (159 links), Juhainen of Kuusamo‏‎ (158 links), Ibrahim ibn Abd al-Rahman‏‎ (78 links), Jamal Ashrawi‏‎ (77 links), Atheter‏‎ (68 links), Dactylius‏‎ (51 links), Elatus‏‎ (51 links), Vucji Pastir‏‎ (51 links), Xanthippe (centaur)‏‎ (51 links), Sabbatius‏‎ (47 links), Lucius (Household Gods)‏‎ (46 links), Aurelia (Household Gods)‏‎ (45 links), Brigomarus‏‎ (45 links), Survey Service‏‎ (39 links) and Lenelli‏‎ (30 links)

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Turtledove's influences

These are some of the wikis dedicated to authors and/or works that influenced Turtledove. Turtledove has even written works set in their respective canons.

Isaac Asimov Wiki.
H.P. Lovecraft Wiki.
Conan Wiki, dedicated to Robert E. Howard's most famous creation.

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