Rusch, Kristine Kathryn. "Common Sense"
Divergence: 1774 CE
What if: Thomas Paine did not emigrate to America.
Summary: A highborn Englishwoman witnesses Paine's trial for treason, while Ben Franklin worries about finding a voice for the American rebels.
Published: In Alternate Outlaws (ed. Mike Resnick), q.v.
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