What’s in Issue 207
|Novella||Cat Daniels accidentally drops a clue, and the whole mystery begins to unravel on a dark and stormy Halloween night: Jeani Rector, The Unmarked Grave, chapter 9; chapter 10; conclusion.|
What if self-styled ‘advanced civilizations’ look upon others as a kind of cosmic ‘slush pile’ and won’t give your civilization the time of day? Do like Bewildering Stories and build your own! Jörn Grote, Getting Attention.|
New contributor Laurel Hickey notes that we are our memories. What if we were everyone’s memories? Leaves of Glass.
A witch’s victim brews a cup of comeuppance: Sean Hower, Over a Cup of Coffee.
When space aliens conquer Earth, they can be resisted — unless the occupiers use the most horrific weapon imaginable: Harry Lang, The Good Doctor.
An elderly couple head for retirement on Mars and for the first time, it seems, really begin to talk to each another: Michael Mathews, The Snowbirds.
It’s said that you know you’re old when you feel like you’re having breakfast every fifteen minutes. Beware, then, of exploring a planet where time moves a lot faster than that: Geoff Nelder, What Kept You? part 1; conclusion.
A Russian gentleman and his dog lead a secret life: Mark Spencer, The Gentleman with the Dog.
|New contributor J. Marcus Weekley has Tom offer Chrissy a penny for her thoughts. Who has cash surrealistic enough to pay Tom for his? Escaping Intact.|
|Memoir||Fate can be cruel, especially to the young, and yet some may be fortunate enough to escape it — before they are ‘disappeared’: Carmen Ruggero, Last Tango on a Wintry Day, part 1; conclusion.|
Anna Ruiz, Finished Yet?|
New contributor Sharon M. White, Birth of Man
New contributor Christine Bruness, haiku|
New contributor Samantha Enns, Coincide
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Christine Bruness, Samantha Enns, Laurel Hickey, J. Marcus Weekley, and Sharon M. White.|
|Discussion||euhal allen, Jerry Wright and Don Webb discuss Heinlein’s Characters.|
|An explication of Doug Pugh’s “Clocktower Winds”|
|Challenge||Challenge 207 listens and looks: Sights and Sounds.|
|Christine Bruness, Water Fairy; Electric Love|
Clyde Andrews reviews Marie Brennan, Doppelganger.|
Jerry Wright reviews Karl Schroeder, Lady of Mazes.
|Editorial||Jerry Wright, Out of Time and Space|
Bewildering Stories Note
Art Gallery: Please note that the Art Gallery is different in this issue: it has an acrylic painting and a collage by new contributor Christine Bruness.
Who is this esteemed contributor
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