Questions tagged [1632-ring-of-fire]

The 1632 Series, also known as the Ring of Fire series, is an alternate-history book series created by Eric Flint.

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Why was Cardinal Richeleu one of the main antagonists in 1632?

Is there some historically valid reason why Flint chose to portray Cardinal Richeleu as the "Big Bad Opponent" of the 1632 universe where Grantville ended up? In reality Richeleu was considered a ...
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Does Eric Flint plan for his 1632 (Ring of Fire) effect to last?

Does Flint indicate that the effect of dropping Grantville into 1632 is permanent (meaning the parallel Universe created this way will last, and not disappear in a short time like a burst soap bubble ...
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Is Flint’s “1812: The Rivers of War” in the “1632” Assiti Shards Universe?

Is Eric Flint’s Trail of Glory series (1812: The Rivers of War and 1824: The Arkansas War) in the Assiti Shards multiverse (a.k.a. 1632/Ring-of-Fire Universe)? On one hand, neither of the three wiki ...
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Assiti Shards universe - Are there any examples of crossovers between different “sub-series”?

Note for those unfamiliar: "Assiti Shards" is a universe created by Eric Flint which is designed to serve as a basis for several distinct series of alternate history/fiction books. The most famous/...