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I use alternate history and fake maps to talk about real history. Hosted by @MattMitrovich (he/him). Email: ahwupdate at gmail dot com
8 Apr
I've been thinking about the specific origin of Gilead from Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale. We know there was some kind of attack on the US government that killed the President, the line of succession, all members of Congress and the Supreme Court… 1/
We also know that this attack was carried out by the Sons of Jacob but Islamic terrorists were blamed. After that things get rather murky and we only know that the Sons of Jacob, a public quasi-religious entity that grew in popularity due to the fertility crisis, took over 2/
First off, how convenient every leader in the federal government was in the same place at the same time for this decapitation strike to work. Second, for the Sons of Jacob to succeed in seizing control their infiltration of the federal bureaucracy, military, intelligence 3/
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