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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 825

News This is the last regular issue of the summer or winter quarter, according to your hemisphere. Next week, we’ll bring you the Third Quarterly Review with the Editors’ choices from issues 814 to 825.
Novel Izzalia has suspicions about Virgil, who has scores to settle back in Mitchlum. Izzalia and Riku fly to the center of Dust, where Gotenba enlightens them to a certain extent about the role of the personal gods.
L. S. Popovich, Echoes From Dust
Chapter 47: Dust
Chapter 48: Memories
Serial Coleman at last meets Helen. The two can agree on at least one thing, that addiction is no laughing matter: Jeffrey Greene, Water of Life, part 3; conclusion.
New contributor Lynne Conrad shows why a career in crime may require careful grooming: Road Rage.

Omega Brown is out to stop some scavengers’ depredations. The adversaries inadvertently cause him to meet the very interesting Lizardmen: Tom Vaine, The Lizardmen of Karackas, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Jeremy Nathan Marks brings on stage a narrator who, despite his advantages, has no truck with ambivalence and states The Reason I Hate My Body.
Poetry New contributor LindaAnn LoSchiavo, The Tale of the Vintner’s Daughter
Oonah V. Joslin, Sea of Tranquility


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Lynne Conrad, LindaAnn LoSchiavo and Jeremy Nathan Marks.
Challenge Challenge 825 suggests that a mascot Dress the Part.
Challenge 825 Response discusses Public Trust.
Challenge 825 Response explains The Vintner’s Daughter.
The Art
Richard Ong, Moonlight in Paradise

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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