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What’s in Issue 864

Novels Yegor’s own expeiences convince him that Crybaby was really killed in Mamaev’s film. He sets out on a quest to find the truth.
Natan Dubovitsky, Near Zero
Chapter 27: Dvadtsat’ Sem’

Ethnologist-Mark confers with the Cygnian police commander about the Green Band’s influence and the prospect of conflict with visiting meat-eating humans.
Bill Kowaleski, Creative Destruction
Novella Arthur Davis introduces Logan Drewry, who will confront determined adversaries and wild beasts on the desert called The Morland Basking Plain
Chapter 1: The Dragons of Eden, part 1; part 2.
Civilization dissolves in a hail of gunfire: Gary Clifton, The Vortex.

New contributor Victoria Mason shows that architectural preferences needn’t stand in the way of love: My Lemon.

Detective Jim Jenkins is quite successful in solving cases and pursuing justice. He has the help of a partner whose career has not really been cut short: Bob Welbaum, With a Little Help From My Friend, part 1; conclusion.
Poetry Stephen Ellams, North Wind and Sun
New contributor Peter Roberts, In a Maryland Graveyard


Welcome Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Victoria Mason and Peter Roberts.
Challenge Challenge 864 remembers an old song about Lemon Flowers and Fruit.
The Reading
Richard Thieme, Mobius: a Memoir excerpt
The Art
Richard Ong, The Phantom Bride

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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