Because in some parts of our country it’s still Columbus Day and because so few of us really understand what Columbus (Christobal Colonne) did, I offer this fictional re-imagination of the events of his landing on Hispaniola.
This is a novelette of alternate history entitled “O, Pioneer”. It was published in Paradox magazine and short-listed for the Sidewise Alternate History award in 2006.
Click to download: OPioneer
The file is a PDF.