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What’s in Issue 743

Novella Joe has a dream in which he commits a murder. Maggi joins the Lookout Beaver Club, which specializes in magic. The Club has a killer robot that seems ready to run amok unless kept under control.
Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Attack on an Evil God
Private detective Johnny Adams prides himself on his keen intuition until he takes a case that just won’t stay solved: Roy Dorman, Not Done Just Yet, part 1; conclusion.

Can Zeno’s famous tortoise outrun Achilles? Surveillance footage of employee work habits would make it seem so. Or does Achilles win after all? Matthew Harrison, Zeno’s Corporation.

New contributor Nathan Kamal tells a fable that seems to apply disturbingly well to human children: Mark the Ocelot’s Summer at Camp.
New contributor James Taylor depicts the amusing — or appalling — effects of music when played by The Catfish King.
Gary Beck, Virtual America
John Grey, On Any Given Night


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Nathan Kamal and James Taylor.
Challenge Challenge 743 goes Up the Down Tubes.
Letters Lewayne L. White recalls Good Experiences.
The Reading
S. J. Rapala, Broken Worlds   excerpt
The Art
Richard Ong, Snow Queen

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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