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What’s in Issue 487

Novel Two more novelists give Arthur further food for thought, and he gleans a crumb of information through another new friend. He decides it’s time to call Luc’s bluff, and he gets away with it. But he’s now rejecting Pureza's help, while Julia is moving up in the world.
Michael E. Lloyd, Missing Emilie
Book II: Reparations
Chapter 8: Summer of Love, part 1; part 2
Novella Clara and her friends suspect someone unseen is observing them, and they propose a means of interdimensional communication: Karen B. Kaplan, Upward Spiral, part 4.
Serial Driver and John confront their pursuer, but the battle is costly. John takes Driver home and realizes he has found a vocation: E. L. Skip Knox, The Roadmaster, part 3; conclusion.
New contributor Jack Bragen introduces a shapeship captain and crew who are sent on a foolhardy and disastrous mission: Culpable Obedience, part 1; conclusion.

A coin can bring back old family memories: Roberta Branca, Old Quarters, part 1; conclusion.

Marty is riding freight trains across country and is given shelter from the cold by a kindly farm couple. The young Canadian will learn that America is indeed a land of extremes: Mike Florian, Springtime, North Dakota.
Can a partner’s love save a terminal alcoholic? The short answer is No: Martin Hill Ortiz, The Diaphanoid.
Poetry New contributor Kufre Udeme, Damp Dampy of a Season
New contributor Kristin LaFollette, November Baptism
Memoir Fishing trips can be boring, or fun, or in rare cases a sheer delight: S. H. Linden, Aboard the Tropic Tramp.


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Jack Bragen, Kristin LaFollette, and Kufre Udeme.
Interview Bewildering Stories interviews Oonah V. Joslin.
Challenge Challenge 487 looks at The Road Behind.
The Reading
Danielle L. Parker reviews P. B. Kerr, The Akhenaten Adventure.
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, This Week’s Sky at a Glance

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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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