What’s in Issue 206
|Novella||Cat Daniels and her friend Tara have a good time at the “sock hop,” and Cat learns of someone who might help her solve the riddle of Father Santiago’s message: Jeani Rector, The Unmarked Grave, chapter 7, part 1, part 2; chapter 8, part 1, part 2.|
|Serial||Rhiannon has no end of trouble in trying to obtain the Goblin Ice. She finds that her problems have no simple solution, just an important one: Rachel Parsons, I Am Not the Goddaughter of the Goblin King, part 4; conclusion.|
Dealing with psychopaths is bad enough when you’re a human being; what might it be like if you were an android? Bill Bowler, Broken Parts, part 1; conclusion.|
New contributor Gerald Budinski answers a henpecked husband’s question: ‘Where’s an alternate universe when you really need one?!’ Exit from Xanadu.
New contributor Daniel Dives has a pampered model take a stroll in an airliner cabin on a night flight, just to stretch her legs. Of course she doesn’t want to wake the sleeping passengers... Catwalk.
What do aliens who are ‘beyond body’ do for culture on a space station? Luke Jackson, Trade Secrets, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Sylvia Nickels shows a writer who bears an eerie resemblance to a character in her own novel and who writes herself into the same predicaments: Casino Justice, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Louise Norlie shows a military buff that war is a hell he never imagined: Sergeant Malvern, part 1; conclusion.
|A police officer awakens to find his girlfriend apparently murdered in his bed, with no suspect in sight but himself: Rick Rose, Gone for Hours.|
|Poetry||Doug Pugh, The Last of the Salopians?|
|Donna Gagnon, Fibonacci poems|
|New contributor Julie Balloo, The Eye|
|Essay||Viacheslav Yatsko gives us a dose of political irony, Russian style: Who Will Be the Next President of Russia?|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Julie Balloo, Gerald Budinski, Daniel Dives, Sylvia Nickels, and Louise Norlie.|
|Discussion||euhal allen and Don Webb discuss a few of Heinlein’s novels.|
|Challenge||Challenge 206 invites you to Read Between the Lines.|
|Letters||A contributor asks about Ideas.|
|A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
|Danielle L. Parker reviews Joe Haldeman, Old Twentieth.|
|Editorial||Jerry Wright, Different Strokes|
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