What’s in Issue 193
|Novel||Lt. Robert E. Lee duels with Lt. John Gant; Edgar Allan Poe learns the Helvetians’ dark secrets; and Henry leaves his brother Edgar a note of victory: Jack Alcott, Grim Legion, part 24; part 25; conclusion.|
|Serial||Aezubah goes with his friend N’Cton to purchase the malevolent shrunken heads from the Shaori. The price will be exorbitant: Slawomir Rapala, Headhunters of Argaron, part 3; conclusion.|
New contributor Abbey Bradley weaves a murder mystery complicated by psychiatry and mysterious identities in The Accident.|
Youthful visions of beauty, though eradicated by disaster, may return in old age: Jeff Brown, Wild Horses, part 1; conclusion.
A letter that H. P. Lovecraft might have written to the young August Derleth: Alan Jackson, Al-Azif, part 1; conclusion
Miss Geraldine and Miss Amanda have a detective’s eagle eye for untoward happenings in their neighborhood, and they even have their own K-9 corps for trusty assistance: Mary B. McArdle, Desiree and the Spinster Sisters.
“Witch” and “fallen woman” are words to conjure with in a traditional society, but the reality behind them may be very surprising indeed: Seth Mullins, Suffer a Witch to Live, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Doug Pugh consoles an unhappy threesome who are sitting on a park bench: A Walk in the Park.
New contributor Brad Andrews foresees a situation where even the most steadfastly loyal tactical computer might ask for a lot of explanations: The Bugs Bunny Effect.|
New contributor Edward Stanford shows how fascination with creativity might lead one to overlook the peasants with torches at the door: Crafting a Smile.
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Rummy Park, Detour|
Prakash Kona, Lila, part 1; conclusion
Anna Ruiz, Sometimes Some Times
|Essay||New contributor Amanda K. DeBord writes a narrative essay about obsessive-compulsive behavior. Only part of it is fiction. Which part? If You Pick at It, It Will Never Heal.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Abbey Bradley, Amanda K. DeBord, Doug Pugh, and Edward Stanford.|
|Challenge||Challenge 193 orders the company Present Arms and Rifle Salute!|
Jack Alcott writes about The Poe House in Philadelphia.|
Prakash Kona writes about Organizing Principles.
|A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
Danielle L. Parker reviews Karen Hancock, Arena.|
Jerry Wright reviews Ken McLeod, Newton’s Wake.
|Editorial||Jerry Wright, Anthology Stuff|
Bewildering Stories News
Audio: S. Michael Leier’s “A Change in the Wind” has been added to our Audio index.Publication: Juleigh Howard-Hobson’s “Soldiers by Night,” in issue 188, has been selected for Fish-End Press’s DeadLetters, number 2.2. Congratulations, Juleigh!
Randomly selected Bewildering motto
Randomly selected classic rejection notice:
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © March 2006 by Bewildering Stories