Kube-McDowell, Michael P. "Because Thou Lovest the Burning-Ground"
Divergence: c 1890 CE
What if: After failing several university exams, Mohandas Gandhi met a Thuggee cultist along the road and became his disciple.
Summary: Gandhi's new education and the violent movement he starts years later after the massacre at Jallianwalla.
Published: In Alternate Warriors (ed. Mike Resnick), q.v.