Belloc, Hilaire. "If Drouet's Cart had Stuck"
Divergence: 1793 CE
What if: Louis XVI escaped Paris and was not executed.
Summary: Following Lafayette's defeat of Republican forces, France sinks into mediocrity and Britain must contend with the mighty Austrian empire.
Published: In If It Had Happened Otherwise: Lapses Into Imaginary History, all eds. (ed. J.C. Squire), q.v.
Original in: English.
Translation: German by Walter Brumm as "Wenn Drouets Karren steckengeblieben wäre", Wenn Napoleon bei Waterloo gewonnen hätte. Und andere abwegige Geschichten (ed. J.C. Squire), Heyne 1999 (3453149114).