Lansdale, Joe R. "Letter from the South Two Moons West of Nacogdoches"
Divergence: 30 CE
What if: Jesus was run over by a donkey cart and John the Baptist became the Messiah.
Summary: A letter from one AmerInd to another reveals the divisions in a North America controlled by Japanese, Aztecs and various tribes.
Published: In Last Wave #5 (Winter 1986); By Bizarre Hands, Ziesing 1989 (0929480120), Avon 1989 (0380712059) and New English Library 1992 (0450554171); and High Cotton: Selected Stories of Joe R. Lansdale, Golden Gryphon 2000 (0965590127w88 android), 2003 (1930846177w88 androidBUY).
Original in: English.
Translation: German by Nobert Stresau as "Brief aus dem Süden, zwei Monde, westlich von Nacogdoches", in Hiroshima soll leben! Die schönsten Alternativwelt-Geschichten (ed. Karl Michael Armer), q.v.