Saturday, June 09, 2007

Battle for the Land of Oz

What if the United States decided to confer statehood on the land of Oz? (remember the USA was building an empire in the first decade of the twentieth century.) Since Oz can only be reached from the air, perhaps the Wright brothers' newfangled flying machines would come in handy. But what if Oz resisted? Would the US try to reinstall the Wizard as a puppet dictator? Who could lead the peacable land of Oz against a modern, industrial war machine? What side would a 13-year-old Dorothy find herself on? Winged monkeys anyone?

1 comment:

Kevy Metal said...

Speaking of Oz, I have a book titled "The Emerald Burrito Of Oz" where the government has set up a way to actually travel to the land of Oz... It's a mix of quirk and darkness, since sometimes folks die when making the trip through the wormhole to Oz... Good book.