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What’s in Issue 704

Novel General Morrison wants to give Bain a chance at implementing reforms. Mira warns Morrison that Bain is following some bad historical precedents.
Bill Kowaleski, Living Standards
Serial In the debris of a post-apocalyptic world, young Risker Dee must evade the barbaric Lordsmen and the mutant Howlers when out scavenging for buried treasure, such as books. She meets a very competent ally earlier than expected.
New contributor Bryon Havranek, From the Ashes of Our Fall
New contributor Jeremy Luke Hill depicts the life of Jack, an artist living in the wilderness, and his encounter with someone who is most definitely not a loner, Neve.

What is a mom in a Tinker Bell outfit to do when she and her FBI-agent partner encounter a vampire who has crashed a sports car? Rachel Parsons, Caught in a Merry Chase.

New contributor Rudolfo Serna brings into conflict the authorities who want to rermain “human” at any cost on a newly settled exoplanet and The Locust Farmer and the Green Children, part 1; conclusion.
Do children go through stages in artwork? Yes, but must they? Charles C. Cole, A Boy and His Kite.
Poetry Anna Ruiz, Out of Vegas
Douglas Young, Port Arthur Pearl
Shola Balogun, Twilight Tales
Stephen Ellams, After You’re Gone
James R. Rudolph, Gettin’ Old


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Jeremy Luke Hill and Rudolfo Serna.
Challenge Challenge 704 wonders What’s in an Unname?
Letters Gary Beck discusses Issues Poetry and Prose.
The Reading
Andreas Androutsellis-Theotokis, Nannion excerpt
The Art
Denny Marshall, A Single Thought

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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