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Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian
In 800, Charlemagne, duke of the Franks, is offered the crown of the 'Western Empire' by the Patriarch of Rome and refuses, uttering the famous words 'There is only one emperor, and his throne is in Constantinople'. This will come to be seen as the turning point of the Western Interregnum, paving the way for the reunification of the whole Empire in 1054.