|Shukkinak, a country to
dye for, tells the story of Australia as it might have been colonised by ancient
Phoenicians. This Semitic civilisation provides a haven for the lost souls of Western
countries, despite persisting in human sacrifice. The ruins of this continent tell an
obscure story of the hybrid cults developed from Levantine mysticism and Aboriginal
|Yuzhem, a country
to believe in, imagines an Australia that resists change. Old Believers, persecuted in
Russia, take over from the abandoned convict settlement and find ways to consolidate their
simple lifestyles. Unfortunately, the world soon knocks at their door and they are
compelled to adopt the very hierarchies of power they tried to escape.
Shao-lin, where the foot is mightier than the sword,
figures Australia as a centre for the martial arts, in which the creative skills of the
far east have an opportunity to spread themselves freely, unhampered by imperial agendas.
where women have their way, depicts a population divided over claims to religious
mystery, with women expelling men from the land to enjoy their sacred rights
|German colonisation put on hold for a later date.
|Nieuw Holland when the
Dutch blew in is a story of contact between the southern continent and South
Africa, where the outback becomes populated by escaped slaves, leading to a revolt by
joined Aboriginal and African forces. Meanwhile, the continent is marked by great
| The three
options, either Australia gradually becomes an Islamic state, is exploited by
ruthless operators keen to play on tribal rivalries, or develops into a utopian settlement
where information technology merges with mythological dreaming.
New South Wales
|Mad Max meets Lord
of the Rings in the Viking scenario of Scandinavian
colonisation of Australia, where violent Nordic mythology is tempered by the rainbow
New South Wales
|The Portuguese Promise the world a rose
garden in their antipodean colony, Lusitania.