Welcome to Death of an Era!This is a timeline in which Franz Ferdinand survives the assassination attempt on him in Sarajevo.World War I still happens but is greatly changed.The brief attempt at a New Era fails completely.
Russia and Austria-Hungary sign an alliance.
The Triple Alliance is dissolved it becomes the Double Alliance.Austria-Hungary joins the Quadruple Entente.
World War I is started by the German Invasion of Russia and the Italian Invasion of Corsica.
World War II lasts a month after escalating from the Period of Many Wars,the Period continues afterwards.
China is a Balkanized region for much longer than OTL