|"The Pugnacious Peacemaker"|
|First Appearance||Tor SF Double #20|
|Collected||Down in the Bottomlands and Other Places|
|Publication date||April, 1990|
|Preceded by||"The Wheels of If" by L. Sprague de Camp|
"The Pugnacious Peacemaker" is Harry Turtledove's sequel to L. Sprague de Camp's "The Wheels of If", a classic work of alternate history depicting a North America which had been settled by the Vikings. It was first published in Tor SF Double No. 20, Tor 1990, along with a reprint of the de Camp work. Both also appeared in Down in the Bottomlands and Other Places by Baen in 1999.
"The Pugnacious Peacemaker" picks up where "The Wheels of If" left off, with Allister Park, now as Bishop Ib Scoglund, is tasked with negotiating a peace between Tawantiinsuuju, known as the Incan Empire in our world, and the Emirate of the dar al-Harb, located in OTL Brazil.