Martinho, Carlos Orsi. "O Colosso de Bering"
Title trans.: "The Colossus of Bering"
Divergence: 1884 CE
What if: At the 1884 International Meridian Conference in Washington, France successfully lobbied to prevent Greenwich being chosen as defining point of the prime meridian.
Summary: A Japanese-Brazilian physicist travels cross-time and becomes envolved in a war to impose the Bering prime meridian on all nations.
Published: In Ficções — Revista de Contos #15 (July 2006) (ed. Dorva Rezende), 7 Letras 2006.
Original in: Portuguese.