What’s in Issue 205
|Novella||Cat Daniel’s friend Tara helps Cat see the truth about Brian and Ashley. Meanwhile, Cat does not rely solely on her visions to find out what mission Father Santiago’s spirit has entrusted to her; she busily follows up clues on her own: Jeani Rector, The Unmarked Grave chapter 4; chapter 5: part 1, part 2; chapter 6.|
|Serial||Queen Rhiannon visits the Goblin King on her quest for the Goblin Ice, jewels that will supersede the witch Greymulkin’s curse. The jewels have been stolen. What’s a queen to do? Hold her nose and take lots of baths: Rachel Parsons, I Am Not the Goddaughter of the Goblin King, part 1; part 2; part 3.|
What lurks in yon cauldron of groaning milk, buttermilk, yoghurt and animated green cheese? Give the pot a dollop of ‘Black Death’ and stir. Then run like crazy: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, When Grandmother was Young.|
Memories, misty corners of... the Chicago Loop, where a man’s generations wait for the westbound train: Gary Inbinder, Doppelganger in the Loop.
The synesthesia at Gelatin Lake may cure alcoholism, but it won’t stop the puns: Steven C. Levi, The Taste of Purple.
New contributor Mike Oxman asks, Are we sure humanity is ready for First Contact with space aliens? Don’t count on it: In the Morn, They ’a Come, part 1; conclusion.
King Kong was a very hard act to follow. But one can try, especially if you have a flair for show business: Thomas Lee Joseph Smith, Niche Kong.
New contributor Anthony W. Spivey shows that true love is timeless, even when it’s counted only in minutes: Embarcadero.
Reggie is on a downward spiral in his life until he sees in a mirror a face that is not his own. Or is it? John Vieczorek, The Face in the Mirror, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Sam Morris shows that adults who have imaginary friends may act like children: Behind the Curtain.|
New contributor Joanna M. Weston introduces Vicky, who doesn’t want a new roommate, especially not one with Lion Cubs.
Mary B. McArdle, Late-Blooming Artist|
John Stocks, In the Blue Moon. Thursday
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Sam Morris, Mike Oxman, Anthony Spivey, and Joanna M. Weston.|
|Challenge||Challenge 205 advises Run From the Groaning Milk!|
|Letters||Tala Bar writes about the Heinlein review.|
|A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
|Michael J A Tyzuk reviews Shawn Levy, director: The Pink Panther.|
|Jerry Wright reviews Robert Charles Wilson, Spin.|
|Editorial||Jerry Wright, We Get Letters...|
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