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Novel Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Two: Standing Divided
Chapter 6: Copenhagen, Denmark, part 1. Salvatore's first performance for the Domans is less than effective, and they resolve to manage without him for a while.
Chapter 6, part 2. Lucia and the Chief establish some useful truths and an ideal contact, so now they're all off to the USA.
Chapter 7: Go West, Young Man. Salvatore and Lucia seriously confuse a flight attendant, and then take New York City by storm.
Novella The Evangelical, Liberal, and ‘Homophone’ quarrel over homosexuality in an Internet forum: Luke Jackson, The Spinning Pinwheel Flame War, part 7; part 8; part 9.
Serial Elmo, a retired physicist, builds a time-space wormhole generator in his basement. The device is power-hungry but has intriguing effects. He transports a denizen of the planet Roth and returns with it to its home world, where he finds that space invaders threaten both Roth and Earth. Elmo may not be home for dinner with Mildred as soon as he expected... Walt Trizna, Elmo’s Sojourn
    Chapter 1: Cellar Science
    Chapter 2: Elmo Arrives on Roth
    Chapter 3: Elmo Meets Cal
New contributor Nilanjan Dev takes a believer and a skeptic to the foothills of the Himalayas to find out whether supernatural visitations are true: Truth and Visitations, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Charles James picks up a hitchhiker who can ‘cross over’ only in February Rain.

R D Larson proves that the key to a genetic engineer’s character is in the quality of his poetry: Blood Links, part 1; conclusion.

Now sit right back and you’ll read a tale, a tale of a fateful trip; a boat and two passengers sail into a comic strip: Thomas Lee Joseph Smith, Plan B.
A man thinks random thoughts as he awaits his hot pursuit: Pete Carter, The Speed of Silence.

The unexpected can be ominous, even or especially when it’s tidiness: Bill West, Rat’s Paw.
Poetry Doug Pugh, Shoes
Carmen Ruggero, Ceibo
New contributor Scott Gano, That Odd Place
New contributor Milos Petrovic, Time  |  You Had Better Stay At Home


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Pete Carter, Nilanjan Dev, Charles James, and Milos Petrovic.
Challenge Challenge 227 wonders Who’s at the Helm?
Letters B J Bourg writes about Realism in “Avenging Bullet”
Chuck Gregory writes about Gilboy’s Quest
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
The Reading
Sam Ivey reviews Jack Alcott, Grim Legion
Christopher Stires reviews Greg McLean, Wolf Creek (film)
Jerry Wright reviews Ken McLeod's Learning the World.
Editorial Jerry Wright, Stuff

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