What’s in Issue 195
|Novel||The Soltrian agents Dorn and Martin have fit in well among the scientists of MWB-11. But two disasters loom: project New Frontier may succeed, and it may also soon be overrun by invading armies. Danielle L. Parker, Mad World Band, chapter 5; chapter 6, part 1; chapter 6, part 2; chapter 7.|
|Serial||Rhiannon has no end of aggravations: an apparently murderous rogue beast tamer, a smarmy Terran ambassador, and Rosalyn’s bad coffee: Rachel Parsons, One Beast That Cannot Be Tamed, part 1; part 2.|
On two widely separated but strangely similar occasions, a blue heron is present at a drowning at the same place in a western river: David H. Fears, The Great Blue Heron.|
Mary Higgins gets away with murder — for a while: P. S. Gifford, Long Memories.
The moral seems to be never to leave without saying goodbye in person: Norman A. Rubin, The Honored and the Forgotten.
Big Foot wants to pay a visit to a famous, reclusive author: Mark Spencer, The Smell of J. D. Salinger.
The Fairy Tale Police Department has another very complex mystery to unravel: Lewayne L. White, The Omelet Affair, part 1; part 2.
What’s the best way to study history? By living it, of course: Steven C. Levi, An Historical Holograph.|
New contributor J. D. Riso has the Shadow Man and the Light Girl dress up for Saturday night: The Things I Will Miss.
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Rummy Park, Schrödinger’s Cat|
Anna Ruiz, Abstract Though Complex
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Brad Andrews and J. D. Riso.|
Clyde Andrews responds to Challenge 194.|
Challenge 195 observes: That Was Then, and This Was Then, Too.
|Letters||John Hawfield writes about Self-Publishing.|
|A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
Danielle L. Parker reviews Sharon Lee & Steve Miller, Crystal Dragon.|
Jerry Wright reviews Anselm Audley's Inquisition
Jerry Wright, On the Horizon|
Don Webb, A Prophet Not Without Honor
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