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Northatlantis in 1780 by Sapiento Northatlantis in 1780 by Sapiento
Another alternate NA. POD: Charles the Bold is not only bold in this timeline, but also smarter, avoiding too many enemies at the same time. After forging an alliance with the HRE and England, Burgundy attacks France. In 1485, when Burgundian troops besiege Paris, King Charles VIII sends an assassin to kill Duke Charles. But the assassination fails and the Duke swears to kill the whole French Royal family in the event of a victory. When Paris fells, Charles VIII and some hundred loyals followers flee to the coast, embark on a dozen ships and flee westwards, harrassed by English and Burgundian ships. In a storm the French manage to get rid of their pursuers and some weeks later they land on a new coast in the west - surely the legendary Atlantis - and meet the Mexica. Without any support from home, the French under their King-in-Exil Charels VIII submit to the power of the Mexica king and give their new overlords the knowledge of metalcasting and many more. Back in Europe the Kingdom of France breaks up into a dozen successor states. When a Bretonian ship lands on the coast of Atlantis in 1498, they find a powerful Mexica Empire (called Aztekans, or Imperium Aztekanum) with a strange mixed culture of native and european content.
The map shows the political situation in 1780.
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marat271 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Kingdom of Denmark-Scotland? What happened!
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Sapiento Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Just an random idea.
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Spiritswriter123 Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so... much... German...
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zalezsky Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HAHAHA! thats EXACTLY what i thought
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BudCharles Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
Yay :)
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Goliath-Maps Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
This is really awesome! Though for some reason I tend to favor the unified north america above the Rio Grande cliche.
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Sapiento Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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CaliBoy1990 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2010
I regret to inform you that I live in New Luxemburg, but wish to flee to my familial homeland in the far west of the Aztec Empire. Farewell...........

LOL.
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Sapiento Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Sorry to hear this. But, good news,the Aztecs only recently stopped to eat newcomers. ;)
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ArchiCrash Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009
So, I'm living in 'Witchites.' I don't like the sound of that. May have to flee to Navayo as a refugee...
Very interesting re-imagining...
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