Williams, Walter Jon. "Foreign Devils"
Summary: How the Martian invasion of H.G. Wells allowed the emperor of China to regain control of China.
Published: In Asimov's Science Fiction, January 1996; War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches (ed. Kevin J. Anderson), q.v.; The Year's Best Science Fiction, Fourteenth Annual Collection (ed. Gardner Dozois), St Martin's Griffin 1997 (0312157029BUY, 0312157037BUY); and Frankensteins and Foreign Devils, NESFA 1998 (1886778043BUY, 1886778035BUY).
Original in: English.
Translation: French by Thomas Bauduret as "Les diables étrangers", in Invasions 99 (ed. Gilles Dumay), Bélial 2000 (2843440173).
Awards: Winner: 1996 Sidewise Award for best short-form alternate history.