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What’s in Issue 212

Contest Bewildering Stories’ Contest 3, “Strange Places,” is now open.
Open the Contest 3 Welcome page.
Novel 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.
Open the Tenth Man Contest page.
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.
Poetry 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.
The Critics’
Explication: Rebecca Lu Kiernan’s “The Rain Said Your Name”
Challenge Challenge 212 says April Fool !
Letters E. S. Strout sends A Kind Word.
The Art
Christine Bruness, Anger | Day of the Dead | Fury of Fall
NASA: Picture of the Day
The Reading
Jerry Wright reviews Steven Gould, Reflex
Editorial Jerry Wright,

Who is this esteemed contributor
to Bewildering Stories?

Shadows of The Box of Forever

Bryce Giroux
Chris Harris

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule:
In Times to Come

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