What’s in Issue 203
|Novella||The four antagonists — General Aezubah, King Harish, the wizard Yagdish, and Baron Bahadur — clash in a final confrontation to determine the fate of Estratia: Slawomir Rapala, Of Tyrants and Gods, conclusion.|
New contributor Terry Bramlett introduces us to colonists from Earth who are developing telepathic communication. The young Alicia can see what most of them can’t — a xenophobic alien spy: The Smell of Dangerous Jasmine, part 1; conclusion.|
New contributor Mark Eller portrays a life of boredom among the remnants of humanity. Their alternative to extinction is to be less than perfect: A Reason To Be.
Youth is well advised to revisit its roots — both literally and figuratively — before it’s too late: Beverly Forehand, Hollow.
Young Gavrail seeks to find out not only who he is but what it means to be what he is: Jörn Grote, Lost in Thought, part 1; conclusion.
Stephen White revisits Outworld, where an Eradicator patrol confronts the people of the Long Wound: J. B. Hogan, Last Stand, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Michelle O’Neill shows us what a pain neighbors can be, especially when they have big teeth and they bite your garbage: The Werewolves Next Door.
A young couple romantically invoke an old legend but fail to heed its implications: John Vieczorek, Superstition Rock.
|New contributor John D. Ritchie will make you look at your lawn with new respect — and trepidation: Turf War.|
Forrest Armstrong, Simplistic|
Susan M. Gibb, Halloween
Doug Pugh, Pie Piper
Anna Ruiz, Frog’s Tale
How can politics be written in literature? How might it be interpreted?|
New contributor Bill Bowler, Science Fictional Politics
Don Webb, Politics in Literature: Word and Deed
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Bill Bowler, Terry Bramlett, Mark Eller, Michelle O’Neill, and John D. Ritchie.|
|Jörn Grote, Human and Transhuman|
|Challenge||Challenge 203 examines the Who and What.|
|Letters||Lewayne L. White waxes Nostalgic.|
|A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
Clyde Andrews reviews Simon Haynes, Hal Spacejock.|
Clyde Andrews and Don Webb discuss editing: Here We Stand.|
Jerry Wright, More Miscellany
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