Political Maps by Mike J Nagle

My name is Mike J Nagle. I have been creating  political maps of the world related to the 1632/Ring of Fire series since December, 2016. Some of the maps show the political situation at the Time of the Ring of Fire; that is, on May 25, 1631. These maps are...

Why Airships Make Sense

Why Airships Make Sense for France/Spain/England And why they make NO sense for the USE or The Airship FAQ v1.2 By Charles Prael Quite a few people (myself included) have brought up the question of “why doesn’t Grantville/the USE/etc. build airships?” This essay is an...

1632: Reading Order

Recommended reading order for the 1632 series (aka the Ring of Fire series) By Eric Flint Updated from January 21, 2016 Skip to the Flowchart Whenever someone asks me “what’s the right order?” for reading the 1632 series, I’m always tempted to respond: “I have no...

1632: Grantville Libraries

Grantville has a public library, and each of the schools (high, middle, and elementary) has its own library. These libraries are modeled on those of Mannington, West Virginia, and if you can prove that one of the Mannington’s libraries had a particular book...

1632: Mannington Middle School Library

These photos show the shelves in the science and technology section of the Mannington Middle School Library (Dewey 500s and 600s). Each thumbnail links to a page showing a larger picture of the bookcase and a tabular listing of the books in the picture. Bookcase 3450...

1632: Tech : Dictionary

31 December 2003 The Dictionary Who knows what all those acronyms mean? Now you do. To add a definition, email them to me. ACRs and DEFs pertaining to the ROF are CLT. 10QThank You (Ten Q) AFAICAs Far As I’m Concerned AFAIKAs Far As I Know AFKAway From Keyboard...