What’s in Issue 305
Slawomir Rapala, The Three Kings|
Iskald reunites a palace servant with her mother. The enemy outnumbers the Lyonese 7 to 1, but Iskald has a daring plan: he’ll surround them.
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Three: Changing Hearts
DF engineers some buck-passing, but the Washington summit stalls. Kristy makes a confession, but it looks cosy with Veight, Pruston and Graves closing ranks. The Mater’s Captain is frustrated but opts for patience while Quo assesses the sorry situation.
|Novella||After the party and the zero-gravity dancing, spirits are high, but Thebazile has mixed feelings. Bertil Falk, Bias and Vanity, chapter 6; chapter 7.|
|Serial||New contributor Maxwell James depicts political activism from the inside: Losing Schwartz, part I; part II.|
Two shady characters share a kind of ‘Midas touch’: Ken Dean, Gifted.|
New contributor Lauren C. Freeman paints a dark comic picture of a A Free Lunch, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor J. R. Hume explores love among artificial intelligences: I, Romeo.
New contributor Daniel R. Cross depicts a blind man’s mysterious meeting with a friend in a graveyard: Visions of Truth.|
A bug ought to heed her elders and listen to her lessons: Katherine L. Michaels, Siya.
Running up credit card debt? The zombies will have to pay: Lyndon G. Perry, Scary Moments.
John Grey, Night Job|
Anna Ruiz, An Un-Poem
|New contributor Laura G. Weldon, What It’s Like|
|Essay||A voice from long ago says that Skara has a beauty all its own: Bertil Falk, A Criticism of Critics.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Daniel R. Cross, Lauren C. C. Freeman, Maxwell James, and Laura G. Weldon.|
|Challenge||Challenge 305 is perplexed: They Went Whichaway?|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
Randomly selected Bewildering motto:
Randomly selected classic rejection notice:
Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:
“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © September 8, 2008 by Bewildering Stories