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The first few months of 1925 have been eventful so far for scattered Romanov family. In Britain, the former Grand Duchess Olga (now Princess of Wales) christened her second daughter, Princess Louise of Wales. Among the godmothers is Princess Irina, who has quietly remarried following her divorce from Prince Yusupov. Olga's sister Tatiana, now Queen of Lithuania, welcomed her third child, Sofia, after a prolonged and dangerous labor.

In Russia, political tension is mounting, and talks of holding a nationwide referendum on keeping or abolishing the monarchy persist. Others whisper of deposing Nicholas II and placing his son or cousin on the throne. Nicholas is tempted to exert what executive power remains to him to quiet it, but others in the family feel this could backfire and only feed the discontent.

The Tsesarevich is settling into married life with his new wife, the former Elizabeth of Greece. In Belgium, where Anastasia is now crown princess, an official visit from the Italian Royal Family may lead to another royal engagement.

Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna - Sister of Tsar Nicholas II, mother of Princess Irina

Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich - husband of Xenia, brother-in-law of Nicholas II

Prince Andrei Alexandrovich - eldest son of Xenia and Sandro, brother of Irina.

Princess Mary - sister, friend, and confidante to the Prince of Wales

Please contact Marie Nikolaievna if you are interested in any of the above roles. See the Cast List for other available roles.

NEW and Prospective Members! - Confused? Not sure what's going on? What happened before the crash? Try this thread for the answers and an introduction to the What If? story.

The What If? - We're an alternate history, researched as much as possible to make it realistic. Just because it is alternate history doesn't mean it has to far-fetched. No sci fi or fantasy elements, a pure what-might-have-been.

General Planning - Planning for the novel in general.

What If? Planning - Plots, ideas, summaries and the like for the What If? storyline.

History - For information and pictures about the Imperial Family, life in Imperial Russia, etc.

Out of Character - OOC comments, introductions, happy birthdays, congratulations, thanks yous--you get the idea. :)

What If? Info - For information and pictures about the people and places in the What If? storyline.

Storyboard Index - A comprehensive index of the storyboard posts. Almost everything you could possibly need to write an accurate post can be found here.

Characters, etc - To keep track of who is who, who needs an understudy, and so on and so forth.

Letters I: May-Sept 1921
Letters II: Sept '21-Feb '22
Letters III: Jun-Oct '22
Letters IV: Oct 1922 - Dec 1923
Letters V: Current Thread

1920: Christmas
1921 I: Kolya's Birth, Marisha's Party
1921 II: Summer in the Crimea
1922 I: Matchmaking
1922 II: Anastasia Engaged, Diplomacy
1922 III: Maria's Nameday, Aunt Miechen & Titles
1922 IV: The Succession & The Children's Theatre
1922- 23: The Scandal & The Announcement
1922-23 II: The Dinner & The Exile
1922-23 III : Grisha's Christening and Alexei's Accident
1923 I : The Paley Marriage & Alexei's Engagement
1924 I : Wedding Preparations
1924 II: Alexei & Elizabeth's Wedding
1924-25: Current Thread.

Great Britain
1921 I: Olga's Wedding, Anastasia Meets Leo
1921 II: The Daily Telegraph, Edwina
1922 I: Kate's Birth, Sisters Visit, Shopping
1922 II: OEM Visit, The Speech, The Party
1922- 23: A Health Scare
1922-23 II: Royal and Imperial Visits
1924-25: Current Thread.

Diaries: May 1921 - Present
Greece 1922-23: Visitors, Marriage Woes
Greece 1924-25: Current Thread
Elsewhere 1922: Alexei's Tour
Elsewhere 1922- 23: Anastasia's Honeymoon
Elsewhere 1923:Egypt, Italy, Romania, France
Elsewhere 1924: Current Thread
Belgium 1922: Anastasia's Wedding
Belgium 1923: Philippe's Birth
Belgium 1924-25: Current Thread
Lithuania 1923-25: King Christo & Queen Tatiana

The Romanovs - One Last Dance's date today is:Sep 26th 1923AD

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2020-06-27 09:35:22 RE: Russian names and nicknames by Ekaterina Alexeevna
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2020-08-20 08:51:17 RE: OTMA and Sufferage by Tatiana of Lithuania
2020-08-20 08:52:19 RE: OTMA and Sufferage by Marie Nikolaievna
2020-08-22 13:19:58 RE: What If? Planning VI by Marie Nikolaievna
2020-08-23 03:57:52 RE: What If? Planning VI by Alexei Nikolaevich Tsarevich
2020-08-23 08:13:36 RE: What If? Planning VI by Olga Nikolayevna
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2020-08-24 03:35:37 RE: What If? Planning VI by Tatiana of Lithuania
2020-08-24 07:10:21 RE: What If? Planning VI by Marie Nikolaievna
2020-08-26 10:59:36 RE: What If? Planning VI by Tatiana of Lithuania
2020-08-26 11:07:40 RE: What If? Planning VI by Marie Nikolaievna

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