Benford, Gregory, and David Brin. "Paris Conquers All"
Summary: H.G. Wells's Martian invasion as witnessed by Jules Verne.
Published: In The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1996; and War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches (ed. Kevin J. Anderson), q.v.
Original in: English.
Translation: French by Sylvie Denis as "Paris conquiert l'univers", in CyberDreams 08: Les mondes d'a cote (ed. Francis Valéry), DLM 1996 (2877950913).
Translation: Italian by Gloria Barberi as "Coup de foudre", in Quando gli alieni invasero la Terra (ed. Piergiogio Nicolazzini), Nord 1996 (884290919X).