February 6, 2002
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Ever wonder how Lord of the Rings would've turned out had it been written by Raymond Chandler or Gene Roddenbury? Me neither, but fortunately for us Alison Brooks and David Flin have. Be sure to take a look at some of their alternative history scenarios while you're there.
posted by MrBaliHai (4 comments total)
I thought the PG Wodehouse version was the funniest.

"Sam, I've decided to go and overthrow the Dark Lord by tossing his jewellery into a volcano."
posted by straight at 9:02 AM on February 6, 2002

Auntie Grima was baking orc bread...

posted by Spoon at 9:10 AM on February 6, 2002

I've been having a good time with the Very Secret Diaries... myself. (Scroll down to Dec. 30 to begin.)
posted by thomas j wise at 10:35 AM on February 6, 2002

Great stuff -- sadly their "Evil British Empire" history is itself somewhat evil, looking to be a direct steal from Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

I am such a geek...
posted by BT at 7:36 PM on February 6, 2002

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