What’s in Issue 212
Bewildering Stories’ Contest 3, “Strange Places,” is now open.|
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Saul, Torven and Howie are visited by Audel’s dread hit man Mbeki, while Saiid’s visit with Bridget is rudely interrupted by Audel himself. Meanwhile, Saul makes a vital discovery: Tamara Sheehan, Tenth Man: chapter 13; chapter 14; chapter 15.|
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|Serial||In the battle for the Wheel, the five brothers are reduced to three: Bosley Gravel, Shree Sevlanti and the Numinous Lake part II, installment 1; conclusion.|
T. Percival Bombast comes to inspect the Alwar Dagger stamp and pronounces it a forgery: euhal allen, The Alwar Dagger, part 1; conclusion.|
New contributor Phillip Pettit shows that it does not pay to be arrogant or careless with your Morph-Dust.
Tom Mever is a genius and a prime potential recruit for secret government projects. He reads the fine print but fails to ask the right questions: James Allen Starkloff, Genius Recruiter, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor Lauran G. Strait has a little girl receive a visitor who gives her almost everything she thinks she wants: The Tooth Fairy.
A nice head of hair is all that Curly thinks he needs, despite warnings from a strange herbalist: John W. Steele, The Golden Nightmare.
New contributor Donia Carey finds an unexpectedly powerful use for a birthday cake: Birthday Noir.|
Look hard for badgers at night, especially near abandoned and haunted monasteries: Bill West, Alessia.
Bob Church, Muse-Tryst in the Elysian Fields|
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Rummy Park : The Difference
|Essay||An extensive discussion of narrative forms, complete with examples: Bill Bowler, Narration and Point of View, part 1; part 2, conclusion.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Phillip Pettit and Lauran Strait.|
|Explication: Rebecca Lu Kiernan’s “The Rain Said Your Name”|
|Challenge||Challenge 212 says April Fool !|
|Letters||E. S. Strout sends A Kind Word.|
Christine Bruness, Anger | Day of the Dead | Fury of Fall|
NASA: Picture of the Day
|Jerry Wright reviews Steven Gould, Reflex|
Who is this esteemed contributor
Shadows of The Box of Forever
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