Editor says, what if Harry Turtledove's pro-confederacy organisation "America Will Break" had tried something more subtle than time-travellers shipping AK-47s from South Africa in 2010? Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, The indescribable image of Lincoln was brought onto the stage, but only after the decisive vote. In this post, we imagine it was done maliciously, rather than accidentally, and the stranger was a time traveller from the future. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.