Burroughs, William S. Cities of the Red Night
Divergence: 1710 CE
What if: Capt. Mission's 18th-century pirate commune on Madagascar was not wiped out by natives.
Published: Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1981 (0030539765, 0030589983) Holt/Owl 1995 (0805039554BUY); Picador USA 2001 (0312278462BUY).
Original in: English.
Translation: Italian by Giulio Saponaro as Le città della notte rossa, Arcana 1982, 1997 (8879660756).
Translation: Spanish by Martín Lendínez as Ciudades de la noche roja, Bruguera 1981.